The phrase “helicopter parent” is just one of the many colourful terms used to describe a “parent who takes an overprotective or excessive interest in the life of their child or children”. Also known as ‘cockpit parents’ or ‘black hawk down parents’, they do some crazy things in an effort… Continue Reading What the Heli is Going on?
In the olden days (that is when I went to school according to my two daughters who are 23 and 19 respectively), students who attended college had one, perhaps two things to worry about: attending school and working at a part-time job on weekends. Fast forward to this era. There… Continue Reading I Get By With A Little Help From My Friends…
Failure or being told “no” can motivate people to achieve great success! Have you or someone you know experienced this? I have several times in my life, and it made me more determined than ever to achieve what I wanted to achieve and prove the naysayers wrong! Far too often,… Continue Reading Failure + “no” = Motivation!
Hi! I’m Kathleen, and I’m frequently in awe of my students. I’m in awe of the brick walls they overcome to make it to college and succeed and of how many things they have to balance while going to school, but most of all, how incredibly successful my students become… Continue Reading More about Kathleen