You sent your child off on his first day of school with high hopes for a great year. You held your breath all day, fingers crossed. Then, when it was pickup time you heard the words that no parent wants to hear, ‘It was horrible and I hate it.’ That night you talked him through it, all the while … [Read more...] about When the First Days of School Don’t Go So Well…
Thank you to everyone who responded to the survey. I can’t tell you how helpful your feedback is to me. Here is a quick synopsis of the results - the majority of readers are most interested in the private school admissions process and enjoy the posts on specific private schools topics … [Read more...] about A Follow up to Taking Stock
With the end of the school year coming to a close, I thought I’d pause and take stock. When I started writing this blog several years ago, I wasn’t sure what direction I’d take. While each Dallas private school had its own website, additional information about those schools, the private school … [Read more...] about Taking Stock
Why the bridge you ask? My number one mom mantra is ‘don’t burn bridges.’ It is the one phrase guaranteed to elicit eye-rolling from both of my kids. However, when it comes to waiting list decorum, the issue at hand is less about the bridge and more about just doing the right thing. It’s been an … [Read more...] about Waiting List Decorum
Tom Petty had it right .... “the waiting is the hardest part.” A number of parents I’ve spoken to this week have received news that their child has been put in the wait pool. Hockaday, St. Marks, Greenhill, Good Shepherd, and Parish are some of the schools that have parents sitting on pins and … [Read more...] about Wait List, Wait Pool …. Stressful No Matter the Name!