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MOST RECENT: Summer Programs for Middle and High School Students

Posted on 01/20/2022, by Dr. Ellen Fithian

Summer Programs for Middle and High School Students

Each year I typically publish a version of this article about residential summer programs. Last year I skipped it because of Covid, but this year I'm cautiously optimistic that many in-person programs will be offered again, so here are my thoughts.

I have never been a winter person. Frosty mornings and dark, frigid afternoons leave me cold. Even a mild Virginia winter generally seems about two months too long, so by late January…

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In 2022, Be a Better Parent!

Posted on 01/03/2022, by Dr. Ellen Fithian

In 2022, Be a Better Parent!

In the new year, mellow out!

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Report Cards Out: Time for Course Corrections?

Posted on 11/05/2021, by Dr. Ellen Fithian

Report Cards Out: Time for Course Corrections?

If first quarter grades were disappointing, it's time to pause and reflect.

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College Planning for Parents of 8th and 9th Graders: For Best Results Start Now

Posted on 10/26/2021, by Dr. Ellen Fithian

College Planning for Parents of 8th and 9th Graders: For Best Results Start Now

When helping your teen plan for college, you only get one chance to do it right. Don't blow it.

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Expectations: Great Ones and Not So Great Ones

Posted on 09/07/2021, by Dr. Ellen Fithian

Expectations: Great Ones and Not So Great Ones

High expectations are generally good, but beware these potential pitfalls.

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