High School (9th-12th)

College and Young Adult | Elementary (K-5th) | Featured | High School (9th-12th) | Middle School (6th-8th)

You’re Not as Cool as TikTok, but You Can Be Just as Influential on Your Child

Am I the only parent who cries on my kids’ birthdays?  I’m a mom to three girls, and all four of our birthdays happen within thirty days. It’s a very busy (and expensive) time in our house—not to mention an emotional one. … Read More

Character and Values | Family Life | Fight For The Heart | High School (9th-12th) | Imagine The End | Middle School (6th-8th)

How to Build a Bridge Back to Your Kid After an Argument

The morning after an argument—for me, it’s when the reality sets in.  For some reason, I am wired to think more clearly in the morning. Coffee helps too.  In the morning, I can sort through how I feel. It’s when I can… Read More

High School (9th-12th) | Mental Health | Middle School (6th-8th)

Helping My Middle and High Schooler Manage Their Emotions

As a counselor for teenagers, I see and hear a lot of stuff. But I bet you wouldn’t be able to guess what my most memorable and favorite sessions look like. I should say first that I truly love all of my… Read More

College and Young Adult | High School (9th-12th) | School Life

To the Parents of the Class of 2020

To all my fellow parents who have a senior in high school, I feel your disappointment. I feel your frustration. I feel your sadness. I feel your shock. I feel the desperation to find the right words. I feel the struggle to… Read More