Are We Pushing Our Kids Too Hard?
by Lisa Barr | GIRLilla Warfare
“I’m so stressed out!” the Middle School and older teen Back-To-School battle cry is already at full volume — and school has begun, what, five minutes ago?
The stories are already pouring in as summer becomes a distant memory and Back-To-School translates for so many parents as the Big Schlep — carpools, activities, practices, prep, private lessons, team dinners, tutors … and we’re off and running, racing, throwing things into the car, moving at a breakneck pace just to make it all happen.
But what if your kid simply doesn’t want itanymore — the IT being the pressure.