El Estoque

Breakdown of parent-child communication

FUHSD Board of Trustees President Hung Wei, a parent of MVHS alumni and Verdadera adviser, believes that lack of communication is a prevalent problem within many families. She strongly emphasizes the importance of family time. When her three children attended MVHS, they were constantly busy; the family was rarely able to sit down for dinner together. Instead, Wei left the meal on the table so her children could microwave the food at their convenience. Photo illustration by Sara Yang.

Akshay Agrawal

March 12, 2012

This content item relates to “A broken childhood,” which appeared in the March 12 issue of the El Estoque print magazine. Her mother knew how frustrated she was — with the academic stress, the busy schedule, the disjointed communication with her father. “Please don’t go do something st...

Semiannual parenting class starts Feb. 29

The seven-session spring parenting class series, offered by student advocate and licensed marriage and family therapist Richard Prinz, starts Feb. 29. Classes will emphasize improving parent-child relationships. Photo by Sara Yang.

Sara Yang

February 28, 2012

Starting on Feb. 29, student advocate and licensed marriage and family therapist Richard Prinz will host the seven-session spring series of his parenting class, held Wednesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the MVHS library. The class focuses on instructing parents about the Systematic Trai...