When I was in high school I knew only one thing about college – I had to go. It was a universal truth, sung by a chorus of well-meaning adults, that a college degree was a golden ticket to a bright future. And if you didn't have that golden ticket, you were going to work at the golden ... View Post
Part Two: 7 Things Every Kid NEEDS to Know About College
Read the first part of Things Kids NEED to know about college HERE. Yes, it is true that on average, college graduates earn a million dollars more. However, before you get too excited, subtract the 4 to 7 years of college tuition, loans, and unearned income. Also, remember that not all degrees ... View Post
Should Parents ALLOW their children to do homework?
A lot of kids head off for school around 7 am. Then they get out around 3 pm, which means that they could be home by 4 pm, but then there are after-school activities. Those can extend the school day to 6 or 7 pm. Including preparation and travel time, that is nearly 12 hours devoted to school. Even ... View Post