Why attend a boarding school?

If your son or daughter is considering attending, or is currently enrolled in, college or university, would you say that you are “sending your child away”?

Similarly, do you feel that you are sending your child away if he or she is keen to attend an overnight summer camp or a hockey school?

Or rather, would you describe the decision to enroll or register your child for any one of these experiences as a thoughtful family discussion in which a choice was made? (more…)