Advice for Parents of Middle School Students
Jun20

Advice for Parents of Middle School Students

What would you do as parents of middle school students when things aren’t going exactly right? Do you do nothing and consider this one of “life’s lessons” where your child has to learn to tough it out no matter what middle school scheduling throws at him?

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Is Your Mom a Helicopter or a Tiger Mom?
May07

Is Your Mom a Helicopter or a Tiger Mom?

Mother’s Day – the second Sunday in May! A day to honor the woman who gave you birth, fed and clothed you and made sure your No. 2 pencils were sharpened before you left home to take the SAT. We’d like to pay tribute to all the moms of college-bound teens, college students and graduates. Here are some of our favorite tributes to moms:   On Smart College Visit: From the Heliparent to the Free-Range Parent On Dr. Nancy Berk: Stand-Up Psychology:  MEMO, Dr. Nancy Berk posts a precautionary memo to university administration warning them of a “tiger cub” siting on campus. She also offers great gift ideas in:  MOTHER’S DAY GIFTS FOR HELICOPTER & TIGER MOMS. And, if you’re interested in learning how to become a Tiger mom someday, read Amy Chua’s “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother” available on Amazon. HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY FROM SMART COLLEGE...

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