What Kids Need: Parents to Keep Track

What Kids Need: Parents to Keep Track As a school administrator for many years, at any one time, I was working with around 700+ kids.  I would look at their attendance, grades, and all aspects of their school life that I could, along with my other duties.  When I...

What Kids Need: Adults Talking to Them

What Kids Need: Adults Talking to Them I am amazed at the adults, many of whom raised kids, go to public places and act as if they are afraid to talk with kids, particularly teenagers.  Kids need adults who will speak with them and help them build their confidence. ...

What Kids Need: Parents as Advisors

What Kids Need: Parents as Advisors In part two of the series, What Kids Need, I would like to talk about Parents as Advisors.  Being a parent is a bit like being a personal coach with your young person.  If you hired a personal coach to help you with your life, you...