Building High School Success

Building High School Success

Is your child going to be starting high school soon? Are you wondering what you might do to help him or her prepare and build confidence for the transition? In coming posts I will address a number of challenges facing high schoolers and how to prepare for them to...
Raising Boys of Purpose

Raising Boys of Purpose

There’s been just the beginnings of thoughtful conversation recently about how we are raising our boys in American society. Following the start of the #MeToo movement, some, including me, asked questions about how we can raise our sons so that we don’t need a #MeToo...
Have You Lied to Your Mom?

Have You Lied to Your Mom?

I had the opportunity earlier this month to teach in a summer school program for entering  freshman. It was sort of a high school boot camp. The students came together for two weeks and learned math skills and growth mindset, they learned successful language arts...
Why to Watch “13 Reasons Why”

Why to Watch “13 Reasons Why”

I’ve been watching the extremely compelling Netflix series “13 Reasons Why.” Perhaps you’ve heard some buzz about it? Suicide is a difficult topic to think about, let alone talk about. For all the controversy surrounding the show, I’m so...