I’ve visited with a couple of Dallas families recently who hired professionals to work with them (or their children), only to realize later that those ‘experts’ lacked the qualifications and expertise they presumedly possessed. This made me wonder, how do you know if someone you hire or even follow … [Read more...] about Caveat Emptor
School is back in session, and if you’re thinking about a private school for your child next year, I have some tips to help you prepare for the Dallas private school admissions season. First, before you panic, please know that if you’re reading this, you’re starting early! You have plenty of time … [Read more...] about 3 Tips for Dallas Private School Admissions
So how do you help your children make the most of summer vacation? I believe in having downtime, just unscheduled, lazy days. Kids work hard during the school year, both in and out of the classroom, and deserve some periods with nothing planned or going on. To me, that’s summer. However, it … [Read more...] about Making the Most of Summer Vacation
Tomorrow marks the beginning of National Catholic Schools Week that runs from January 25th-January 31st. The Catholic Diocese opened its first school in Dallas in 1874. There are now 38 Catholic schools in our area. Each campus has events planned to celebrate this special week and most offer open … [Read more...] about Catholic Schools Week
My family and I had a discussion recently about how we each recharge emotionally. Afterward, I thought about how much that single piece alone affects a child's happiness and sense of well-being both during vacations and during the school year. How each of us recharges has a lot do to with whether … [Read more...] about How Does Your Child Recharge?