Navigating Your Kids

Experiences and perspective on the School Years

May 31, 2015
by Frances

Hold Out for Happily Ever After

Quotes from historical leaders seem to be a popular source of inspiration for graduation ceremonies.  JFK’s “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country” is a popular one, but often misquoted. … Continue reading

August 16, 2014
by Frances

The Struggling Student….What Next?: Part 2

  You receive a call from the school regarding your child’s academic performance in kindergarten.  Your observation has been that the child is intelligent, curious and creative–asking thoughtful questions, listening to storybooks you read, and enjoying imaginative play with Legos, … Continue reading

August 2, 2014
by Frances

The Struggling Student…. What Next?: Part 1

You may recently have found yourself as a parent of a struggling student and may be dealing with a short-term, minor problem or a major disability.  Time, observation, and intervention will tell the story–some teachers and school administrators will be … Continue reading