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Ken Rabow

The Mentor's Mentor for Troubled Teens, Young Adults and their Families

Ken Rabow is the Mentor's Mentor for troubled teens, young adults and their families, training mentors and helping young adults succeed in all aspects of their lives. Check out Ken's book: <a href="http://www.amazon.com/The-Slackers-Guide-Success-Volume/dp/0991878507/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1386201580&sr=8-1&keywords=the+slacker%27s+guide+to+success" rel="nofollow">The Slacker's Guide to Success</a> <br> <br> Please feel free to email any questions on this or any topic to <a href="mailto:ken@reallifecoaching.ca" rel="nofollow">ken@reallifecoaching.ca</a> or visit <a href="http://www.MentoringYoungAdults.com" rel="nofollow">www.MentoringYoungAdults.com</a>.
The Slacker's Guide to Success -- Step Two: Choosing a

The Slacker's Guide to Success -- Step Two: Choosing a Mentor

Historically, the act of apprenticeship began when a person reached somewhere between the ages of 10 and 15. However, that practice changed rapidly with the inclusion of child labor laws and free education for children -- both great movements but both came at the cost of the influence of experiencing a one-on-one mentor; someone to influence the success of a person in their adolescent years. The following is a guide to finding the proper mentor for an individual student.
08/24/2012 06:41 EDT
The Slacker's Guide To Success -- Step One: Strengths &

The Slacker's Guide To Success -- Step One: Strengths &amp; Challenges

Success starts with looking at the strengths and challenges in our daily life. Through these challenges, we can understand the patterns that we keep repeating and the self-limiting tapes running in our sub-conscious. Our strengths can inspire us to rise over these repeating patterns and tapes, leading us to a richer life. I invite you to try these exercises for a happier, fulfilling life.
08/22/2012 05:03 EDT
Transforming Children Who Self-Sabotage Towards

Transforming Children Who Self-Sabotage Towards Success

There is a group of roughly 20 per cent of our youth who are doing great in school, in relationships and in their lifestyles but for the majority of the young people today, self-sabotage is the daily practice. What are the stumbling blocks that have some many young people today choosing to derail everything that they are given instead of testing their mettle and what are the remedies?
07/31/2012 03:22 EDT
Ten Tips For Fostering Creativity In Your

Ten Tips For Fostering Creativity In Your Children

If you are a parent today in the western world, you have joined a very special club. A club of parents cast adrift, drowning in self-doubt while dodging waves of pyscho-babble lurching at them from every direction. It's easy to throw blame around but what is the main question we all want the answer to? "How do I help my child unfold to be their very best in today's world?"
07/24/2012 03:57 EDT
Inpiring Your Children to A Successful

Inpiring Your Children to A Successful LIfe

Just imagine... A happy, successful, life where playtime is as fulfilling as work-time. Relationships become opportunities for joy, sharing and lots of close, meaningful contact that is mutually satisfying. But seriously, we're talking about a full life for teens and young adults. Let's face it, the teenage years are not easy and they're not drama-free. Basically a lot about them suck.
07/09/2012 12:08 EDT
Help Your Child Be Productive Over the

Help Your Child Be Productive Over the Summer

So, summer is coming quickly and as a parent that means one thing: your kids are about to veg out for two months playing video games, staying up late and becoming the "unwanted house-guest from hell." How do you turn that situation into one that will have a profound effect on their future employability?
06/28/2012 04:46 EDT
I Had Not One, But Two

I Had Not One, But Two Dads

How many people are lucky enough to have had not just one great dad, but two? I was! One for my first 16 years, Harry, my birth Father. Another, Stanley, my wife's dad then became mine for the last six years of his life. Your child wants nothing more than to feel appreciated and trusted to rise above the mistakes and be successful. This is what I see everyday in the dads around me.
06/15/2012 08:08 EDT
Sharing Your Old-Fashioned Passions With Your New-Aged

Sharing Your Old-Fashioned Passions With Your New-Aged Kids

How do we inspire our children in such an ever changing, unknown world? Simply put, by sharing our passions with them. I have seen first hand that the chances we take, the times we challenge ourselves and the things we incorporate into our lives, that make our lives richer as much as having kids, are our greatest weapons against an unknown future.
06/09/2012 11:50 EDT
Making Your Addictions Work for

Making Your Addictions Work for You

Almost everyone you know is addicted to something. Whether their addiction is coffee, jogging, or something less socially acceptable, addictions are a way of life for many people. So, how do you take these passions and make them become something generative; something that improves your quality of life?
06/01/2012 07:45 EDT
Is Your Child a Clark Kent or a

Is Your Child a Clark Kent or a Superman?

The truth is we are all superheroes waiting to discover the special gift we were given to make our mark in the world. For some reason, what we start off with is often the exact opposite of our superpower. These opposites are our own form of Kryptonite. We have to rise above our Kryptonite.
05/16/2012 02:49 EDT
Mother's Day Without

Mother's Day Without Mom

You can tell where you are in your life by how you celebrate Mother's Day. The place where my brother, my sister and I are, every Mother's Day has a different type of sadness. If you're still lucky enough to have your mom with you, I'd like to share with you what I know now, and wish I had known much earlier in my life.
05/11/2012 10:17 EDT
Tips for Teens with Bad Study

Tips for Teens with Bad Study Habits

You've received your mid-term marks, and some of them just squeaked by. You have two choices: continue to see your school future flushing down the proverbial toilet, or make a new plan. Let's try Plan B, shall we? Here is how to build a last-ditch effort to save your exams and create better possibilities for the future.
05/11/2012 01:15 EDT
Hey, Kids! Don't Like Your Life? Change

Hey, Kids! Don't Like Your Life? Change It!

Well, there is the unpleasant memory of the last time you went out into the "real world" and it didn't "work". If "work" was the bag you had used to pick up crud, your experience would be the stuff that's stays on the ground where the crud was. (Not a good place unless you are a crud-worm).
05/06/2012 06:11 EDT
Top 10 Best Homework

Top 10 Best Homework Excuses

With exam time coming up once again , you may be raring to go. But seriously, you may feel like someone just kicked you out
04/17/2012 10:03 EDT
Are We Killing Our Kids With

Are We Killing Our Kids With Kindness?

If children learn healthy limitations, they appreciate what they do get that much more. Sometimes creating something instead of getting something is the best gift of all. They learn to be self-limiting, yet open to infinite creative possibilities.
03/14/2012 09:57 EDT
They Don't Really NEED You Around All the

They Don't Really NEED You Around All the Time

We must first leave our father's house, leave all the things we know, leave our land, and go out towards an unknown adventure that promises us untold abundance if we keep faith in ourselves, and keep our wits about us.
03/09/2012 05:37 EST