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Budget Friendly Ideas for the Holidays| Budgeting for the holidays|www.parentinghighschoolers.com
Just for Moms

Budget Friendly Ideas for the Holidays!

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Budgeting for the Holidays-Fun Strategies Are you ready to do more with less this holiday season?  There are many ways to handle budgeting for the holidays.  I tell myself every year I’m going to save up or shop early and it never fails, life intervenes and my budget is shot.  Sound familiar? Here we are just 2 months out. There is still time to plan!  I’ve have been searching the internet and asking friends for ideas on ways that they spend their holidays, and surprisingly, most of their favorite gifts don’t cost anything, or at

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First apartment|www.parentinghighschoolers.com
Life Prep

My Son, An Onion, and His First Apartment

Follow my blog with Bloglovin We recently moved our middle son into his first apartment. Last year, it was a dorm, now he’s moving into his first apartment. This means essentially, that our son will never be moving back home again.  Moving him into a dorm was hard work, and I was a little emotional because it was the end of an era. I knew that we would all miss him, especially his little brother. But, I also knew that he was embarking on a new adventure, and that he would have lots of fun in college. Therefore, I didn’t

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Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Your Teen| www.parentinghighschoolers.com
Just for Moms

11 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for your Teen!

Follow my blog with Bloglovin “Must Have” Stocking Stuffers  Stocking stuffers are my favorite way to give gifts to our boys! I know I have many fond memories growing up as a child of Christmas morning and running to see what was in my stocking. Finding just the right stocking stuffers for teens can be a challenge! One of my favorite Christmas memories was receiving a printout of the safety features of a car in my stocking.  I asked my parents if it was there by accident because it was a car that we didn’t have at the time.  Turns

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Great gifts for your teenage boys|www.parentinghighschoolers.com
Gift Guides

Gift Guide for your Teen Boy

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Gift Guide for Teen Boys Buying gifts for my boys has always been really fun.  Finding great gifts for teenage boys can be challenging.  Hopefully, this post will help you as you begin your shopping this holiday season! Pin for later! As we begin this season of gift giving, we have really tried to instill in our boys a sense of gratefulness.  This is not always easy in this day and age.  Some ideas that have worked for us are listed below.  Each time the boys make money, whether it’s allowance, money they’ve earned at

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Time to Apply to Colleges-Quick How-Tos|www.parentinghighschoolers.com
High School

Time to Apply for Colleges-Quick How-to’s

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Time to Apply to Colleges Schools are sending information to prospective students via email and snail mail.  It is such fun for your teen to receive all of these!  Now, it’s time to begin the process to apply to colleges. *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! Where to start, you ask?  Have your teen throw away any packets from schools that they are not interested in.  This will eliminate

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