Viewing: January, 2015

Volunteering at School

By on January 30, 2015

  One of the most important things parents can do to support public education and become a part of the school community is to volunteer in some way. When you give your time and effort to your child’s school, it’s

Success in Life Without a College Degree

By on January 30, 2015

  During the last 20 years or so, Americans have come to believe that all students should aspire to a college education, regardless of academic interest or proficiency. “You can be anything you want to be” is the message –

Self-Esteem and Personal Yardsticks

By on January 16, 2015

We’ve talked about self-esteem and about providing our children with the opportunities and experiences they need to develop their interests and their gifts. We’ve talked about being a positive cheerleader for our children – with teachers, coaches, Scout leaders, and


By on January 10, 2015

As the new year begins and we think about our hopes and dreams for our children, let’s take a moment to remember some of the pitfalls as well. Cheating in school is an epidemic these days. Everywhere you look there