Robin's Mentoring Matters Blog

Encourage and inspire youth to reach their potential
8 Mentoring lessons from the 2020 Olympics

8 Mentoring lessons from the 2020 Olympics

How to reach your potential living a healthy and balanced lifestyle Did you watch any of the 2020 Olympics? Was there a particular moment or event highlight for you? Have you thought about ways to use the 2020 Olympics to motivate and inspire a young person to reach...

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Surprisingly Simple Parenting Tips Anyone can use

Surprisingly Simple Parenting Tips Anyone can use

Surprisingly Simple Parenting Tips Anyone Can Use The Covid pandemic has changed the world. We will never return to the pre-Covid days. Already I am hearing how the pandemic has caused increased anxiety among youth and I have little doubt it has affected families in a...

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10 Principles of Good Parenting

10 Principles of Good Parenting

Does your child have behavior problems? Your relationship with your child likely needs some attention. In his book, The Ten Basic Principles of Good Parenting, Laurence Steinberg, PhD, provides guidelines based on the top social science research - some seventy-five...

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Five mentoring lessons from footprints in the sand

Five mentoring lessons from footprints in the sand

"Who am I?" What is the meaning and purpose of my life?" Anyone who has moved alongside adolescents will appreciate that these are just two of the many questions, albeit key questions they are asking during their journey to become a young adult and then an adult. Last...

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My mentor I have never met – life-changing moments

My mentor I have never met – life-changing moments

Perhaps you are surprised by the title of this Blog? Well, while sitting in the sun on the deck of our home a while ago, enjoying a cup of coffee - the joys of retirement! - I was reflecting on all the people who have influenced my life in positive ways. I was...

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