Back to School Is a Time Well-Served by Thoughtful Planning – By Mary Regina Morrell

Raising six sons has always been an exercise in amazement. How, I continue to ask myself, can six children from one home with the same two parents be so incredibly different? Even now, as adults, each of them has an approach to life that is uniquely theirs … and sometimes it makes me crazy!

Nowhere was this uniqueness more evident than in their approach to school, which ranged from total disinterest and irritation to an almost obsessive adherence to Henry Ford’s maxim: “Before everything else, getting ready is the secret to success.”
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