Talking with Your High Schooler About Grades
High school is a highly formative time in a person’s life – a time of dependence on parents, but also of spreading one’s own wings in independence, as well as the tension between the two. As a parent, you probably know to steer clear of micro-managing your teen’s life, yet you also want to be […]
How to Make a Six Month SAT Study Plan
As students near the end of high school & seriously consider what their college options look like, it is important for them to devise a plan for the entrance requirements for their colleges in which they are interested. Of course, maintaining a high GPA helps greatly; many students need to take the Scholastic Aptitude Test, […]
Report Card Disappointment?
“Sure, you can love your child when he or she has just brought home a report card with straight “A’s.” It’s a lot harder, though, to show the same love when teachers call you from school to tell you that your child hasn’t handed in any homework since the beginning of the term.” – The […]
Homework Help Tips for Parents
Homework is work. There really is no easy way around that, but at least I know that it is all part of the big picture of filling their brains with knowledge.
Check! 7 Essential “Pre Back To School” Must-Dos to Cross off Your Checklist
Before you let the end-of-summer blues bring you down, know that THIS year, you’re going to show back-to-school time who’s boss by checking these 7 essential “Pre-Back-To-School” must-dos off your back-to-school checklist.
My Teenager Knows Everything
I get home from a long day of work to find out that my teenager has dropped his grades…..again! What did I do? Did I hurt someone when I was a kid to deserve this type of punishment? I’m kidding….kind of.