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Movies About Love|www.parentinghighschoolers.com
Life Prep

25 Movies for Valentine’s Day: Teach Your Teen About Love

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Valentine’s season is here, and it’s a great time to watch some movies about love. These are not all about romantic love, but love between friends and family as well. These are great movies to use as a springboard to some conversations about realistic love. Relationships can be so complicated, and with all the social media options available these days, it’s even more important that our kids know that communication is key. Not texting, but talking. Relationships can and should be grounded in friendship first, and there is no rush to any of this! Here’s

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Talk with your teen about a budget for college|www.parentinghighschoolers.com
College Prep

How to Plan a Budget with Your College-Bound Teen

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Do you need to plan a budget for college? We have two sons in college, and the second time around was much easier because we knew what to expect!  The biggest concern for us, and many others are all of the expenses.  Here are some things that we learned the first (and second) time around, as we planned a budget for college. Make sure that you and your senior are on the same page about all expenses. There are the expenses that you know about.  There will always also be some things that come up

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7 Things to Know if You Love a Teenager|www.parentinghighschoolers.com
Just for Moms

7 Things to Know If You Love a Teenager

Follow my blog with Bloglovin  Things to know if you love a teen If you’re here, then you must have a teenager in your life. Loving a teen is wonderful, challenging, frustrating, and often super exhausting. There are a few things that you need to know if you love a teenager.  Hang in there!  Know that you can do this!   Pin for later! Your teen won’t always like you back. Hello, welcome to hell!  Not always, but many days it feels like this to many of us.  Anger is an easy emotion for teens to (not) manage, and they will

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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

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Have you got a teen headed back to college in a few days? Have you had a great holiday/summer together? Are you ready for them to go back? If you have a teen headed back to college then here are some tips for success that can be discussed with your student. Our break 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!) Pin for later!

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

Smart Parents in the Know: December Wins

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Ideas for Parents in December What I’m learning and loving in the month of December! “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. So, here are some ideas for parents in December. I will do this sometime during each month.  (Here are September and October and November) Let me know what you are learning and loving so that I can add that to future posts! *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 eve of Christmas eve.  *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! First, give yourselves the gift of REST.

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