Why Affluent Parents Put So Much Pressure on Their Kids – The Atlantic

One point of view - would agree that it applies to some parents with the big caveat in bold (albeit, of course, with the incredible advantages that come from having highly educated, well-off parents). Excerpt: On the surface, the rich kids seem to be thriving. They have cars, nice clothes, good grades, easy access to health… Continue reading Why Affluent Parents Put So Much Pressure on Their Kids – The Atlantic

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Ten Things I Want My Gifted Daughter to Know – The Common Mom

Ten things to share with my gifted daughter before she turns 10. Gifted is just a label. It defines you no more than your eye color does. In the grand scheme of life no one cares about it. It’s what you do and how you treat others that matters. That gifted label does mean you’ve… Continue reading Ten Things I Want My Gifted Daughter to Know – The Common Mom

99 texting acronyms and phrases every parent should know

TEXTING ACRONYMS ABOUT THOSE PESKY PARENTS AITR       Adult in the Room 303          Mom M/POS    Mom/Parents over shoulder PIR          Parent in Room PAL         Parents are Listening PAW       Parents are Watching CD9         Parents around/Code 9 PA / PA911   … Continue reading 99 texting acronyms and phrases every parent should know