Tag: LGBT families

When Do You Recommend with Reservations?


The email from the prospective applicant family asked my thoughts regarding my son’s grade school. It could have just as easily been about a place to work or somebody referencing an employee. It brought to mind a simple question. When do you shift from “highly recommend” to a more nuanced “recommend with reservations?” Just as the […]

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Force of Habit: Party of Firsts

Smith-Wallis Clan

Many people are trailblazers. In a world where models really count, they (and you) forge a path for others to follow. Sometimes you know you’re doing it. Sometimes, though, you don’t. The trailblazers I know look a lot like the ones you know. There is the female scientist (from a family where it was questioned why […]

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