Sometimes Things Work Out

By |2019-07-16T17:10:28-04:00July 16th, 2019|Parenting, Raising Teens|

Hey Folks! We are deep into summer now with all that entails – intense heat, dazzling sunlight, long days, cookouts, corn on the cob, fireflies, swimming, the smell of sunscreen and bug spray, thunderstorms, melting ice cream cones, and time away from school.  I love everything about it. Summer has always been my favorite time [...]

The Circle Game

By |2019-06-25T19:39:50-04:00June 25th, 2019|College, Parenting, Raising Teens|

Well, it is official. The school year is finally over.  Hooray! For many years, I felt deeply sad at the end of the school year. I was sad because of all that had gone unrealized over the previous 10 months. I was often sad that my son didn’t make any real friends. I was sad [...]

This Is Growing Up: Summer Activities to Prepare For Independence

By |2019-06-18T13:28:33-04:00June 18th, 2019|College, Parenting, Raising Teens, Young Adults|

By Melinda Khachaturian, National Director of Admissions & Outreach for College Living Experience (CLE) “It goes by so fast.” All parents of young children hear these words.  Sometimes it’s said with a tinge of sadness, sometimes with wonder, and sometimes with contentment and pride.  And as parents of children who learn differently, it can seem as [...]

It’s College Admissions Season – AHHHHHH!

By |2019-03-23T11:14:53-04:00March 23rd, 2019|Parenting, Raising Teens, TECA Insights|

Hey folks, I hope everyone is doing well this week. There are a few housekeeping items with respect to Insights I wanted to let you know about. First, we are going to be changing the release day from Fridays to Tuesdays. This way you can enjoy the weekend with your wonderful children and then settle in [...]