Is your teen struggling in school? Does he seem apathetic? Have you lectured, grounded and threatened until you have no idea what else to do?
While most articles and news stories have focused on introversion in adults, not enough awareness is brought to young people who deal with introversion every day.
My daughter told me that she thinks that my husband is a lunatic. My husband tells me that our daughter is a brat. I don't know where to turn.
A day doesn't go by that my students don't enlighten me with their genuine innocence or entertain me with their youthful ignorance.
I'm you from the future. Our boobs have come in, we've been in love with someone who loves us back, and once in a terrible blue moon, someone will call us "ma'am." Even though we still freak out every time we meet a cute guy, we're smarter than we get credit for. There's a lot left to learn, but here are the seven things I wish I had known.
I think the value of stress in our lives depends on how beautifully we see the risk of the outcome.
Make sure you spend some planning time thinking about the questions you want to ask the financial aid officer so you don't get caught off-guard.
Memory is a strange thing. I don't remember what I ate for breakfast, but I can tell you in painstaking detail what I was doing when the Twin Towers...
My concern is that in your heartfelt quest to facilitate your teens' transition from high school to college, you may have a bit of tunnel vision.
Simply put, an organizational mindset is the aggregated mindset of an organization's members. Historically, schools have not placed much importance on defining these, which I think is a mistake. At Beaver, we have taken great care to identify the three key components.
Michael Sam, the college football player who is expected to be a top NFL prospect, recently acknowledged publicly that he is gay. It immediately took me back to the moment I decided to reveal that I was gay, and I realized how much things have changed in some ways, but haven't in others.
Not only was I going to die someday, but I was very small in comparison to the rest of the world, which was rather large. I couldn't get over how small I felt. I was an ant and the universe was expansive and I was drowning in the hugeness of it all.
Helping your teen feel self assured and comfortable for this important part of their high school years is something every parent can do.
Maybe we can all learn something while having a few laughs. Let's imagine that our teen children were adults and they were doing to us what we do to them.
The person you were in high school now lives in a journal under your bed back home. Starting college is like being handed a beautiful blank slate. Any doubts you have about yourself, your abilities -- every negative thing you believe, even the good stuff -- throw it all out.
As we listened to Alem's story, the events of the week -- visiting urban and rural clinics, talking with both the country's Minister of Health and EngenderHealth fieldworkers, touring a bare-bones hospital that serves 2.5 million people -- suddenly became very personal.