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SoMD CAN: A Resource for Parents of High School Students

We are lucky to have an awesome organization here in our area: Southern Maryland College Access Network or SoMD CAN.  Their mission is to increase the college-going rate among the region’s high school students with a specific focus on those students who are first generation college-bound, underserved populations and who are academically talented. Their goals… Continue reading SoMD CAN: A Resource for Parents of High School Students

Parenting · Uncategorized · Youth Development

Struggles That Make Kids Stronger

Eileen Kennedy-Moore, PhD, is a clinical psychologist, author, and speaker, based in Princeton, NJ recently posted an excellent piece in Psychology Today about  how kids learn resilience by overcoming ordinary suffering: “It’s natural for us parents to want to protect our children from pain and suffering, but if we rush to rescue children from problems… Continue reading Struggles That Make Kids Stronger