GPAs Don’t Tell the Whole Story

  When it comes to selecting indicators of a young person’s favorable adjustment to adult life, many American educators and parents opt for the measurable kind—grades, class rankings, RBIs, how many extracurriculars, etc. Some like to use the binary kind,...
Have a Moody Teenager? What to Do When You’re Tired of “Walking on Eggshells”

Have a Moody Teenager? What to Do When You’re Tired of “Walking on Eggshells”

      “Julia is so sensitive I can’t say anything to her without it causing a big blow-up!” exclaimed Julia’s mom. “How am I supposed to raise this kid? I’ve got to be able to talk with her—she’s only fifteen!”  Julia’s mother had a good point. She did need to be able...