teens

Ninth Grade a Pivotal Year

Ninth grade holds a pivotal place in your child’s life. It concludes eight years of elementary education and begins eight years of high school and college education. For this reason, ninth grade should be understood for what it is: a time for stressing academic and personal aspirations — and looking ahead to college. A transition […]

Like…You Know

Give teens a cell phone and they’ll prove what great talkers they are. Put them in classrooms or other public settings, however, and suddenly they’re silent. OR they’re stumbling around trying to express themselves because they’re not just, um, like chatting, you know, with their friends. Abandoning teen-speak is, you know, so totally different than […]