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  • Career Worksheet
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Is Your Teen Headed Back to College? Strategies for Success| www.parentinghighschoolers.com
Relationships

Is Your Teen Headed Back to College? Strategies for Success

Have you got a teen headed back to college in a few days? Have you had a great holiday together? Are you ready for them to go back? I am all of the above. It’s been such a great time together!  It is amazing how “smart” my boys now are! The opinions keep on rolling out about everything! Evidently my husband and I aren’t really in the know about anything! (Insert rolling eyes here!) All joking aside, going back to school can be stressful for many of our kids. They might not have had a very good semester scholastically. There

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Moms Take Time Out For Yourself: 10 Easy Ways to Make This Happen|www.parentinghighschoolers.com
Just for Moms

Moms Take Time Out For Yourself: 10 Easy Ways to Make This Happen

Take a time out… Let’s get real for a minute…  As moms we are the last person in line for getting any type of care.  Everyone is ahead of us, including the dang dog!  Are you constantly tired?  Cranky?  Stressed?  We feel you!  It’s all the things that we keep track of and take care of…  Take some mom time out and try some of the following ideas. The mom trenches are a great place to be!  We are on the front lines for our families, but we need to take care of ourselves, as in immediately!!  We’d love for this

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Great Games to Play with Your Teens Anytime|www.parentinghighschoolers.com
Just for Moms

Great Games to Play with Your Teens Anytime

Follow my blog with Bloglovin “Life is more fun if you play games (with your teens)!“–Roald Dahl This is so true, and we are going to help you out this season to find some really great games to play with your teens! Many people think that they only have time to play games on vacation or at the holidays.  Unfortunately, we fall into that group a lot of the time.  But, when we do take the time to actually play a game, it is always so fun! And, let’s face it, time with our teens is so precious.  We know

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Middle School Success: Best Advice|www.parentinghighschoolers.com
College Prep

Middle School: Advice for Success

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Start Early for Middle School Success! Middle school is a time of transition and growing.  Your child leaves elementary school, and has 3 years to be ready for high school!  How is this possible?  Here are some hard-won lessons learned from 3 kids gone through these years for middle school success. Both you and your teen have lots to learn.  It is a challenging time, in fact, this might be the most challenging age since they were toddler!  These years can be difficult, but you can help your child start some forward thinking with some

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10 Tips to Making a College Care Package|www.parentinghighschoolers.com
Just for Moms

10 Tips for Making a College Care Package

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Love Your College Student When They are Away I often see posts from college parents in facebook groups looking for ideas to encourage and support their college students. There are many ways to give them a boost such as texting them a fun message or giving them a quick call, but the best way to uplift them is with a care package. Making a college care package does not have to be hard. If you follow these 10 tips for making a college care package, the task will be simple and fun.  *This post may contain

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7 Ways to Help Your Student Prepare for Finals|www.parentinghighschoolers.com
Just for Moms

7 Helpful Ways to Help Your Student Finish the Semester Strong

Ways to Help your Student as They are Preparing for Finals Right now our students are super stressed with finals.  Whether they are in high school or college, doesn’t matter, they are maxed out.  Now if your middle schooler is anything like mine, he’s just stressed out about having to get up and actually go to school (insert rolling eyes).  Looking for ways to help your student? So, what can we do as parents to help our kids as they are preparing for finals?  Let’s help them to have the best semester ever!  Here are a few ideas…  *This post may contain

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