Learning to be Thankful

Thankfulness is not a natural state for me. I grew up as a very driven, ambitious woman. I had high expectations of others. I had even higher ones for myself. The checklist was endless. As a visionary, I wasn’t that impressed with reality. You can probably guess that life inside my head and heart was…

Learning to be Thankful

Learning to be Thankful

Thankfulness is not a natural state for me. I grew up as a very driven, ambitious woman. I had high expectations of others. I had even higher ones for myself. The checklist was endless. As a visionary, I wasn’t that impressed with reality. You can probably guess that life inside my head and heart was…

Keep Moving!

Keep Moving!

We’ve just passed November 1, the first of several deadlines for college applications. After the stress of this initial push to get Early applications finished, many students are lulled into a sense of complacency. They feel they can wait until the mid-December announcements to begin work on the rest of the college applications should they…

Giving Grief Time

Giving Grief Time

While the households of current seniors are in a whirlwind of activity, the homes of last year’s seniors are strangely quiet. After the massive college application push, the excitement of college acceptances, the joy of graduation, the exhilaration of summer plans and the preparations for college, students head giddily into a new life. Left behind…