Category Archives: stealth parent

“How Children Succeed”

When our children were toddlers, I developed the ability to know just when one of their precarious steps would lead to a non-injuring fall to the ground.  I trained myself to look away as the child fell, knowing that his … Continue reading

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WHO’S THE CLIENT HERE, ANYWAY?

On a recent afternoon in our office, near Wyomissing, PA, a client and family arrived for an introductory interview and assessment before beginning the application process for boarding school admission. (In our world, the client is always the student, whether … Continue reading

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