This letter has been going around: To my children’s teachers: I apologize in advance for the condition my children might be in when you see them on Thursday morning. You will have your work cut out for you, I can assure you. They will likely be very tired. They have been going to […]Read More Back To School Letter to Teachers
Last Sunday on a leisure drive back from lunch we passed one of the most prestigious private high schools in our area. A sign was proudly posted at the front entrance stating: “100% College Admission for our Seniors — again.” I’ll have to admit I cringed on seeing that. Now I know that any high school […]Read More 100% College Admission — How Sad
The Work Should Be Done A mother once wrote to me and shared the following: “I had to run to the store, so I told my 11-year old son to make sure he stayed focused on his math. As I was leaving the house, I shouted out a follow-up and said, ‘The work should be […]Read More The Work Should Be Done; but Suspend Judgement and Be Kind!