Category: High School & Beyond

The High School Social Scene

By Guest Blogger Hallie Wolfe Going into high school is scary. Whether you have a tight knit group of friends, or barely know anyone, everyone is nervous for the first...

Junior Year Hell

By Guest Bloggers Karen Jarvis and Tammy Darden I was warned about ‘junior year hell’ when my daughter started high school, but NEVER fully imagined the possible...

5 Ways to Control Your Child’s Screen Time

By Guest Blogger Whitney Barnard It’s 2017, and screen time is more than just TV. It’s computers, tablets, phones, and geez, now even watches! The best way...

The Support of a Mom

By Guest Blogger Elizabeth Levstek When I was younger, I always thought that the idea of having your mom as your best friend would be impossible. Now that I am a Senior...

Raising Resilient Children

By Guest Bloggers Devon Davis and Bekah Sidden Counselors Devon Davis and Bekah Sidden teamed up a few years ago to present “Raising Resilient Children: Helping Our...

Finding the Right School for Your Family

By Guest Blogger Julie Galloway, marketing and communications (and a mother of a Kindergartner) at Calvary Day School Kindergarten . . . public school, private school,...

14 Helpful Test Taking Strategies for Winning Results

By: Bill Tessien, Executive Director at A Step Ahead Academic Center Many students dread taking tests. And most may not even think about the best way to approach a test....

Spotlight on Success: How to Nurture Confident Learners

By Guest Blogger Bill Tessien, Executive Director at A Step Ahead Academic Center Oftentimes parents know that their student doesn’t love school or doesn’t do well...

How to Handle Conflict with Your Child’s Teacher

By Guest Blogger Laura Simon School has been in session for a few weeks now.  Our kids are learning their schedules, getting to know their teachers, and finding a level...

A Letter To My Kids at the Start of School

By Guest Blogger Dara Kurtz, author of the blog Crazy Perfect Life Dear Kids, It’s hard to believe the school year just started and summer is over. I thought we should...