Tag Archive | High School

Strategies for a Successful Summer Break – Tips for Managing Your Kids’ Downtime to Help Make it Relaxing for Everyone

Strategies for a Successful Summer Break Tips for managing your kids’ downtime to help make it relaxing for everyone by Child Mind Institute Beth Arky While your average child may be thrilled by the end of the school year, anticipating lazy days and sleeping in, the prospect of summer break isn’t quite that unalloyed pleasure […]

James Donaldson on Mental Health

I wanted to take a moment, to express my thanks and gratitude for such an outpouring of love and support and understanding for what I’ve been going through the last several months. Friends that I’ve had for 30+ years, who had no idea what was happening to me, reached out from around the country as […]

The Athletes Playbook: Athletes Helping Athletes

The Athletes Playbook: Athletes Helping Athletes

We are a community of former professional athletes empowering student athletes and parents to design their playbook for success in sports and life

James Donaldson’s Brand New Ebook – Basketball A-Z: What It Takes To Make It From AAU to the Pros by James Donaldson

I wanted to take a moment, to announce the release of my brand-new e-book that I just completed, titled, Basketball A – Z: What It Takes to Make It from AAU to the Pros. I know that I typically do not write about basketball and sports, but I wanted to collect a lot of my […]

Are You And Your College-Bound Child…. College Ready?

Ahhh….. Spring is in the air, and high school and college graduation ceremonies are happening just about every weekend. It’s an exciting time for students, an anxious time for parents, as all of those years of child rearing now come to the forefront, as you send your youngster off to college. Question is, are you […]

Interesting Observances While Hosting a Student Group from China This Week in Seattle

As many of you know who follow my blog, I spend a great amount of time in China working with educational study abroad opportunities for the Chinese youth. Periodically, especially during the summer, there are groups of Chinese youth that I work with who come to the United States for the summer “Short-term” programs that […]