Do We Really Need Recess?

Cheers, laughter, rules negotiations, and groans are the common sounds emanating from the ping pong tables, four-square areas, basketball courts, the wall-ball “court” and the front grassy locations for football and lacrosse. Middle school boys engage in this supervised, but

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Breaking Free From Overparenting

A book I highly recommended, How to Raise an Adult – Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success, speaks very directly and clearly about the risks of micromanaging. Schools are places for mistakes, do-overs, temporary failures,

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