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Jan 18, 2021

Jane Kristoffy, MEd, is an educational strategist who helps students find their academic direction. She motivates adolescents to unleash their potential by helping them develop their learning and life skills, and find their passions and strengths. A teacher and guidance counsellor for over twenty-five years, Jane founded Right Track Educational Services in 2012. She’s a popular speaker on a variety of education and parenting topics, as well as a regular guest expert on national television news programs. In 2021, Jane released her first book entitled Launch Your Kid, which is jam-packed with no-nonsense tips for parents about how to get their kids through school and ready for the real world!

In today's podcast, Jane shares:

  • Some simple strategies to arm parents to raise kids who are ready to arrive and thrive in the 21st century.
  • Ways to examine our parenting styles and decide what we may need to change.
  • Learning skills & 21 Century skills: what are they and why do they matter?
  • And so much more!


Parents feel stressed sometimes, worried and overwhelmed about whether or not they’re doing the right things to raise capable, high-functioning kids who are ready for the real world that’s waiting for them. You’ve got this! You can support your kids every day by doing simple, common-sense things, to get them ready to launch.

Show References:

  1. Lythcott-Haims, Julie.  How to Raise An Adult. Break Free of the Over-Parenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2015.
  2. Stixrud, William and Ned Johnson.  The Self-Driven Child: The Science and Sense of Giving Your Kids More Control Over their Lives. New York: Penguin, 2019.


Would you like to connect with Jane online? You can find her at and on Instagram @jane_right_track

You can also pre-order Jane's upcoming book here Launch Your Kid: How to Promote Your Child’s Academic and Personal Success (without being a helicopter parent)  (-available globally January 21/2021)

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