Category Archives: The Great College Student Experiment

The Results of The Great College Student Experiment

I have been sick for a couple days. It seems every time I take my kids to get their vaccinations (Yes, I still vaccinate), I come down with a cold or flu. So I am a little late relaying the … Continue reading

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Friday – Day Five

A secondary problem showed itself clearly today. I received an email from Daniel’s primary teacher Mrs. H. She said that Daniel is having impulse control issues and is having trouble keeping his hands to himself. These are a re-occurrence of … Continue reading

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Thursday – Day 4

Daniel is progressively more on edge.  He seems to be internalizing the stress that is building regarding his homework and school work.  He doesn’t say anything, but the second any academics are even mentioned he almost bursts into tears and … Continue reading

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Wednesday – Day Three

The morning routine is predictably easy now. It is a daily relief to me – which is good because I can use the encouragement right now. When I was dropping off Daniel and Robert the Reading Resource teacher was walking … Continue reading

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Tuesday – Day Two

The difference in how Daniel handles his routine is pronounced. I was encouraged to see Daniel asking for help setting his alarm last night. He also went to bed earlier, without any prompting from me. He was up in plenty … Continue reading

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Monday Afternoon – Day One

Daniel arrived home from school happy. He ate a snack and did his chores without any fighting or nagging. He even started his math homework promptly. He asked for my help once. I told him I would help him on … Continue reading

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Monday Morning – Day one

Daniel supposedly set his alarm last night. However, 20 minutes before his ride to school left he was still sleeping. Maybe the fact that he stayed up an extra hour last night contributed to this. I think he has been … Continue reading

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