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This is a year to discover interest you never knew you had or that an activity undertaken since childhood is better left behind.
Ninth grade is the time and chance for new friendships to grow.
Sleep for teens is like water for plants, it is not pretty when they don’t get enough.
A wise headmaster once suggested to ninth grade parents that they think long and hard about curfews.
It’s just too late to start understanding the process if you wait till junior year, especially from a cost standpoint.
FAFSA forms are based on tax information from January of a student’s junior year.
The social order of high school means that kids largely stay in their grade groups.
But in clubs, sports and other activities the grades mix fluidly.
And while you may not be a hovering parent it would not hurt to stick close for the first few months.
Every family has its own mores and values and every ninth grader should know them.
Over time, they may discard some of what we say, ignore our warnings or our rules.
It seems almost inconceivable that we could have a child this old, as our own high school days seem not so far removed.
Looking at your new high school child, who by now may be looking at you eye-to-eye, it is hard not to feel as though time has begun to accelerate and the road to the empty nest become clear.1) It’s even more important than before to stay connected to other mothers (parents).