Recently, a Mom asked me if it was important for her 12-year-old daughter, Sarah, to spend part of her summer vacation doing some sort of academic work. “She isn’t a strong student” she explained. “I’m concerned that if she gets out of the habit of doing school work she will have too hard a time making the transition back to school in the fall”. Mom was already concerned about Sarah’s school performance next year.
For Sarah, the school year is a 10-month long struggle where she feels like a salmon swimming upstream. When school is finally over, she takes a big, long breath out. Now... Read More