Saturday, April 19, 2014
Q: My son is starting a new school, as we have just had a change in his custody as part of our divorce. He went to school the first day to meet the counselor, take a tour and have questions answered.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
When should a parent step in?
Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014
Private colleges are more expensive, but might offer more in financial aid.
Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014
Questions to answers about education
Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013
Answers to questions about education.
Monday, Nov. 4, 2013
Most schools offer programs to help students cope with a separation or divorce of parents.
Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013
We, as adults, often need to navigate various social situations, and your son will need to learn this, too.
Sunday, June 23, 2013
Faced with the prospect of being with others or getting stimulation from a computer or video game screen, students are choosing the screen.
Sunday, June 2, 2013
Q: Since my daughter started eighth grade, I’ve noticed a big change in her. She goes to her room and locks the door. She has changed many of her friends. I feel like I don’t know her. She’s been wearing long sleeves even though the weather is warming up. One of my parent friends suggested that she might be cutting herself. What do I do?
Sunday, May 5, 2013
In all schools, students encounter many teachers throughout the day. With the introduction of differing expectations and personalities, the potential for conflict with a teacher can increase.
Sunday, April 7, 2013
If we had a crystal ball that tells us our child’s future career, selecting high school courses would be easy. Because we don’t, schools establish procedures to help in the process.
Monday, March 18, 2013
Parents, as well as students, go through an adjustment period when children move from elementary school into middle school, where many students from different schools may come together to form new friendships. This and practical issues, such as homework, become new challenges.