Welcome to the Jungle: 6 Tips to Share with your College Freshman

Two years ago, I made the drive. We loaded my son and half of Bed, Bath and Beyond into my husbands truck and dropped him off at college. I was a novice, a college-mom-virgin, a newbie at launching my child from the nest. I read books, read blogs, joined on-line parent groups, and talked to Read more about Welcome to the Jungle: 6 Tips to Share with your College Freshman[…]

Don’t Ask Me to Clean Up Your Spilled Milk

Our brain is a funny little highway in our head–a complicated processing system that takes what we input, processes it, receives a message, and then stores that message somewhere.   With the help of 100 billion (give or take a few) neurons, it does this seamlessly.  Anatomically the brain isn’t a muscle but if we treated Read more about Don’t Ask Me to Clean Up Your Spilled Milk[…]

Dear Class of 2018, We have Failed You

Dear Class of 2018, We have failed you.  I’m embarrassed to be a part of this generation that has created an unattainable expectation for college acceptances.  Our system is flawed, and you are the unfortunate inheritors of this whacked out process we’ve created in the last few decades to get into college.  I’m so sorry Read more about Dear Class of 2018, We have Failed You[…]