Easy Solutions for 5 Common High School Problems

Unfortunately, a hallmark of teenagedom is the tendency to shut out all parental help. Since teens are not likely to express their struggles clearly ("I hate school!" doesn't count),  I am going to do it for them.  Here are 5 easy solutions for...

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Parent-Teacher Conferences: Before, During and After

A New Approach For Parent-Teacher Conferences Parent-teacher conferences are coming up and they can feel like deja-vu: Same kid, same feedback, different teacher. After hearing negative feedback from a fellow adult, there is the understandable temptation to give the “This is serious,” lecture. But...

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