This movie that Jonathan decided to make is a reminder that motivation can be tied to anything that your child values. What do they spend their free time doing? How do they invest their time when nothing else is expected of them? Making observations about these behaviors can do wonders in making sure that you are strategically spending your time and efforts in the best areas to ensure that your children value the goals that you help set for and with them to accomplish.
Here are some additional ideas to consider...
The point is to discover what makes each of your kids "tick" so that you know just what will help them budget their time, achieve their goals, and feel rewarded in the process!
For more help on this topic, check out the title called Personality Plus for Parents: Understanding What Makes Your Child Tick by Florence Littauer. Many years ago, I used the original Personality Plus book to help "figure out" my boys and now they have structured it to read more specifically for parents and their children.
Homeschooling since 2000, Carol shares in her blog observations, confessions, information, and musings that help provide perspective and inspiration for homeschooling moms.