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BRAINSAREFUN FEARLESS FRIDAY BLOG – Bright Futures With Reading, Math and Study-Skills – Friday September 5, 2014


Fearlessly – an intrepid mother asks,

It sure seems as though everyone in my family has a mess of excuses for not doing what they say they're going to do. Any suggestions?

Rory's reply

Ahhhh! Excuses. Aren't they wonderful. I've used them all in my time.

Also, as a teacher and parent a million were used on me. I'd like to share this white paper I wrote on excuses, including a plan to put them in their place.

I began Brainsarefun to fill an enormous void. Far too many kids (and adults) were struggling with school (pre-school through college) because they never experienced success with living up to their agreements.

To remedy this I set out to teach them the greatest study-skills of all: how to start on time, stay on task and finish their assignments. This requires living up to agreements.

The place to start is always the same, "success."

Thanks for all you do to flood kids with reading, math and study-skill success,

P.S. 100 Excuses for Choosing Failure

Rory Donaldson, Chief Brain, Success with reading, math and study-skills teacher, Brainsarefun. To save academic lives Brainsarefun's Fearless Friday Blog is published fearlessly every Friday, © 2012 – 2014 by Rory Donaldson,, 860-304-3178. Our kids really can do it!

Rory Donaldson

I flood kids with reading, math and study-skill success.