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  • A "To Do" List by grade
  • 12 month calendar for important dates
  • Activity/Volunteer Tracker
  • College Visit Checklist
  • Scholarship Tracker
  • Career Worksheet
  • Other grade specific worksheets

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Backpack Essentials: What You Must Have|www.parentinghighschoolers.com
College Prep

Backpack Essentials for College: What You Must Have

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Backpack essentials for high school or college Packing an organized backpack for high school or college is essential to academic survival. It is much smarter to plan ahead for classes, emergencies, and daily occurrences than to just throw a bunch of stuff in your pack and go. Grab this list of backpack essentials before your teens heads off for college! Pin for later! One thing that all the students we asked had in common was that they didn’t think about any of this before they high school or college depending on the age of student

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How Your Parental Rights Change When Your Teen Turns 18|www.parentinghighschoolers.com
Life Prep

Your Parental Rights Change When Your Teen Turns 18

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Your teen is 18!  Your parental rights are different now, as in basically gone. Do you have a college freshman?  Get ready for things to change in more ways than one.  Your parental rights are about gone! Did you know that you have no rights to their school information like grades, financial aid etc? Did you know that once your kiddo turns 18, you will not be able to even make them a doctor’s appointment or call with an insurance question about your own child?!!!!!  Whaaaaaaat? In addition to all of the dorm room supplies,

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Ideas for parents in April|www.parentinghighschoolers.com
Just for Moms

Smart Parents in the Know: March Wins

Ideas for Parents in March What I’m learning and loving in the month of March! “Smart Parents” is a series that I’m continuing.  I will talk about a few things that I am learning and loving in my life right now. This may include recipes, books, movies and gadgets, etc. Here are some ideas for parents in March. Please know that I am thinking of you in these hard days, and will try to find fun and useful things to share with you each month! (Here are some previous posts December and November) Let me know what you are learning

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College and career planning|www.parentinghighschoolers.com
College Prep

College and Career Planning: Three Secrets to Success

College and career planning starts young. Younger than you think! Start conversations in middle school. Continue them throughout high school, and really start to focus in on what your teen wants to do. Give advice. Find out more information. Work together to make a plan! Now is the perfect time to have these conversations:) Follow my blog with Bloglovin This post is written by a new friend that I have met in the blogging world, Loren Kelly. Turns out she is a Missouri girl, so I like her already! She is an expert on this topic. *This post may contain

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Self-care tips for Mom|The gift of 4:15|www.parentinghighschoolers.com
Just for Moms

Give Yourselves The 4:15 Gift

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Hello friends, it’s time for some self-care! I just woke up from a long winter’s nap with you all on my mind.  I wanted to give you all a gift. Actually, I want you to give yourselves a gift, the gift of self care.  Here are the thoughts from my head on this cold winter’s evening. When I first wrote this post, it was over Christmas break. We are now experiencing an uncertain time, and self-care is even more important than ever! Stress is at an all-time high, and we need to refill our own

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Life Prep

How To Say “No” To your Teenager

Are you exhausted from your whining, wheedling teenager? What is your teen wanting you to say “yes” to? It takes a lot of strength to say “no” in the face of major teen drama-and there will be drama if you use that BAD word. Stick to your guns, and just say no to your teen-they might thank you later! *This post may contain affiliate links.  This means, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click the link and make a purchase. Pin for later! Follow my blog with Bloglovin There are so many

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