When Children Know Best

A gap year turned out to be just what my daughter needed after high school. As I wrote for The New York Times, now I’m a believer.


About Susan H. Greenberg

Susan H. Greenberg spent 22 years as a journalist for Newsweek Magazine. She now works as a writer, editor, teacher, and parent of three children, with whom she strives always to maintain a varnish-free relationship.
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3 Responses to When Children Know Best

  1. Really well written and enlightening piece, Sue!

  2. pw mooney says:

    Glad to read your article for NYT. Hope you will do more for the paper/website–it certainly needs some improving. pw mooney

  3. Robin Mendelson says:

    Great info! Has your daughter blogged about the experience? My older son is planning a trip to Europe this summer and any current resources he could use would be helpful. What websites did your daughter use to plan and navigate? Thanks:)

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