Originally Posted by RubyWild
What do you do while they're asleep?
Everything and anything--read, watch shows, clean, work in the office (I run a marketing company), go online, shop (some stores are...
Originally Posted by mamasi
That's a hard title to understand: here's what I mean. My 8 year-old son is a capable reader--he read Eragon and Eldest over the summer and loved them (or is obsessed with...
Yes, my kids have to go no matter what, barring serious illness. I don't believe in mental health days, either. School is only open something like 185 days out of 365. They can handle that for 7 hours a day.
Originally Posted by earthmama369
My parents gave me plenty of freedom and responsibility as a teen, but they never would have let me go to a party where they knew people would be breaking the law, especially...
I also wanted to point out that I consider manners to be "social grease," and I want to smooth the way for my kids as much as possible. I react negatively to kids who don't use proper manners, and I don't want adults to have...
Originally Posted by athansor
I don't know how to answer, but I had pretty good grades in HS, which paid for my undergrad degree. Then my grades in my B.S. program were good enough for a master's degree, and even...
ETA: Robert, you're obviously very cynical about the process, so I don't think it's worthwhile "selling" you.
If college didn't ignite a love of learning for you, I'm sorry. I'm sure it's different for everyone.