To Punish or Not To Punish – That is the Question. Guess What My Answer Is?

My 7th grader developed a bad habit this school year: not bringing his book bag home from school. It started out innocently enough, leaving it in his locker on Fridays because he had no homework over the weekend. Then with my “systems-thinking” son, it morphed quickly into not bringing it home on any days he…

Family

Volleyball has a definite place in my family’s life. My husband and I played on a volleyball team together when we met in college. He stayed with the sport much more seriously than I did (I took many years off while having our children). A few years ago, we built a pool and beach volleyball…