my 8th grade dd was complaining that all the teachers talked about from day 1 was preparing for HS and how hard HS would be, etc. I thought she was exaggerating until I went to...(more)3-26-2019 9:02am
back to school night. They had the kids stressed out from the start and it's just gotten worse. And I'm told once they hit 9th grade, it's all about getting ready for college and stressing them out from the start. No more childhoods. Like they don't have enough social and hormonal issues. They need to be left alone.
When I was in HS, many many years ago, there was only one girl who was obsessed about college very early on. No one really understood what she was all stressed out about. It was...(more)3-26-2019 9:04am
all about getting into Duke. And she never got in. All that time and energy wasted on stressing about it for no reason. I'll never forget that.