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Education
08/17/2012
First Day of School After my first child's first day at kindergarten, I asked how it went. She launched into a detailed description of how a pack of older students surrounded her... More >>

Tags: Child's humorEducationHumorKindergartenParentingRead On-AirSchool
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08/06/2012
'Dog Days' Respectably Captures Middle School Angst 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days' isn't Academy Award caliber, but the PG-rated film is recommended for any readers of the series and their younger siblings too... More >>

Tags: EducationFamily/Relationships - Parent/ChildMiddle schoolMovie ReviewParentingStay-at-Home MomTeensTweens
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08/03/2012
Most Memorable First Day of School The first day of school for me always came with jitters and a stomach so nervous, I could have thrown up at any moment. It's ironic I now work in a school and I'm happy to say I don't feel that way anymore! More >>

Tags: EducationHumorParentingSchool
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08/03/2012
What a Difference a Year Can Make ...I was 11-years-old, a December baby, one of the youngest in my class. I was physically undeveloped and very shy. More >>

Tags: EducationParentingSchool
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08/02/2012
Mama Should've Married Me Off Sooner! I was listening to your commentary on 'How to do Well in College.' It reminded me of my experience. After dropping classes right and left, and being put on academic probation, I had a rough start in my college career. More >>

Tags: CollegeDatingEducationHigher educationMarriage
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07/31/2012
College and a Husband... Both by Chance I graduated in the top ten of my high school class, and was accepted into my first choice expensive private college. However, the financial aid package still meant I could not afford to attend this school without going into major debt. More >>

Tags: CollegeDatingEducationFinancesHigher educationMarriagePersonal Responsibility
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07/27/2012
My Studying Strategy I was listening to your program on SiriusXM yesterday when you started talking about the methods you used to study while in college and had a deja vu moment. I was a solid B student in high school... More >>

Tags: CollegeEducationMorals, Ethics, ValuesParentingResponse to a Comment
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07/23/2012
Why Happiness Is the Enemy of Excellence in Our Children 'What? Don't we want our kids happy? That's the whole purpose of parenthood!' Trust me. That kind of thinking is the problem... More >>

Tags: AttitudeEducationHappinessHealthParentingPersonal ResponsibilityTeachingValues
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07/17/2012
Helping My Kids With Homework ...This spring my youngest had trouble with getting all her work done and her grades plummeted immediately following her Bat Mitzvah. We didn't get angry with her, we reassured her she could and would do better and we were there to help her. More >>

Tags: EducationHomeworkParentingTeaching
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07/17/2012
Homework, Busy Work: What's the Difference? My kid is only in the first grade, but after going through kindergarten, I made the decision to limit what/when homework is done. WHY? I'll tell you... More >>

Tags: EducationHomeworkKindergartenParentingTeaching
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