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  • Scholarship Tracker
  • Career Worksheet
  • Other grade specific worksheets

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6 Books for Parenting Teens|www.parentinghighschoolers.com
Just for Moms

6 Books You Should Read if You’re the Parent of a Teenager

6 (Now 7!) Books For Parenting Teens, In No Particular Order I tried to think about where I have looked over the years to help us when we were frustrated or upset, or just needing a few pointers.  When it comes to parenting, here are 7 of my favorite go-to books for parenting teens. There is so much information in my head about raising kids, teenagers in particular. I am a such a reader, that it is really hard to pin down my favorites, because I rarely meet a book that I don’t like.  We are all looking for answers,

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

Smart Parents in the know: August wins

Ideas for Parents in August Here are some things I’m learning and loving in the month of August, “Smart Parents” that I think might help you.  I talk about a few things that I am learning and loving in my life right now. This includes recipes, books, movies and gadgets, etc. Here are some ideas for parents of teens in August. 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 the posts for April, May and June I forgot to post

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Emergency road trip kitwww.parentinghighschoolers.com
College Prep

Pack a Quick-Go Bag for Sudden Emergencies

Is your teen ready to come home at a minute’s notice? Guess what? We are living in the day of weird circumstances, and we need to be prepared. Our teens need to be prepared. Is your teen going back to college? What if campus suddenly closes down again? What if there is a family emergency that your teen needs to leave for on a minute’s notice? Here are some ideas for an emergency road trip kit for your teen. Colleges are preparing for the return of students, for whatever that may look like. Is your teen preparing to head back

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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 three years to be ready for high school!  How is this possible?  Here are some hard-won lessons learned from getting three kids 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 toddlers!  These years can be difficult, but you can help your child start some forward thinking with some

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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 head off for college! Pin for later! One thing that all the students I asked had in common, was that they didn’t think about any of this before they were in high school or college, depending on the age

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What are the 10 most useful items your student will need for college?|parentinghighschoolers.com
College Prep

What Will Your College Freshman Really Need in the Dorm?

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Best 10 Items Needed for a Dorm Room Hey, it’s approaching soon–moving your kiddo into their freshman dorm…  That bittersweet day when your baby-not-baby heads off to college.  How can this be?  Just yesterday he was crawling around in his diaper!  Just yesterday she was playing with her baby doll and twirling around the house in her little tutu! You blinked, and now they are practically grown!  Seriously, we have to think about moving them out of our houses and into a dorm room at college.  It’s not so bad if you are organized to

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