School "Welcome" Nights: Fooling Our Kids By Telling Them They Can "Do It All"

Have you had to take your child to a school welcome night yet? When they're transitioning from elementary school to junior high, or junior high to high school?...more

Should Schools Help Our Kids Get More Sleep?

Conversation one morning last week just before my teen, Allison, got out of the car to walk into school, and just after she’d complained how tired she was and how she’d stayed up until 2:30 a.m. doing homework and how she couldn’t get up this morning and how she’d forgotten her headband and now her hair would look bad and how she was going to be late to school, and…   ...more

I am a huge sleep fan and can be quite draconian about it when I need to. Although teens tend ...more