Tag Archives: High school

Educational Achievement and the Drop Out

It had become apparent to me that the ‘freshie’ was no longer going to school. She would be a high school drop-out. I struggled, off and on, from twenty-five to forty-eight years old, to earn first an Associate degree and … Continue reading

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Bullying and Social Media

I was never one for photos. I didn’t own a camera till a few years ago, when I finally purchased a $100.00 digital. I took three pictures with it and left it in the car for the batteries to rot. … Continue reading

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Freshie: Sees the Light

One can only hope, when they see their child going down the wrong path, they will notice and adjust before it’s too late. As the Freshie decided high school was not for her, waiting tables was a satisfactory job, and … Continue reading

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Parenting Freshie

Well, I am trying really hard to keep perspective and effectually communicate with the freshie. Being seventeen years old isn’t easy, I’ve been there and despite the aching urge to give up one must still perceiver and accomplish the basic … Continue reading

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What About the Baby?

Its time once again to shovel out in the Hudson Valley, snow turned to sleet hours ago and it’s still coming down at 3pm.  Nothing melted or washed away a half-foot of this mixture lays in the way of escape. … Continue reading

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