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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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Gift Guide for Your Teen's Easter Basket|www.parentinghighschoolers.com
Just for Moms

Gift Guide for a Teen’s Easter Basket

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Easter is right around the corner! Get ahead of the game with these great ideas for a teen’s Easter basket… Just because our teens don’t believe in the Easter Bunny anymore, doesn’t mean we can’t spoil them with a few little gifts!  *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.     Most of the posts that I tried to find to link to this article had really silly ideas for teens at Easter, so

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Communicating with Teenagers|www.parentinghighschoolers.com
!Help I Need Category

5 Easy Ways to Improve Communicating With Teenagers

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Communicating With Your Teen: Do Your Research When it comes to loving on your teen, you wouldn’t think that talking would be a good way to do this, but it really can be great! Communicating with teenagers is key to your relationship with them. But, in order for it to be a loving act, there are a few things to think about. As a mom, I know that I have so many things spinning in my head that I want to talk to my boys about. I can overwhelm them if I’m not careful. Here

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

Mom Time Out: Ways to Make This Happen

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Mom Time Out Is Easier Than You May Think! 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?  I 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

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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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Teens are just like toddlers in many ways|www.parentinghighschoolers.com
Middle School

3 Ways Teenagers are the Same as Toddlers and Why!

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Toddlers Vs. Teenagers…Are they so different? How are teens the same as toddlers?  I love to read about all kinds of topics including parents in earlier stages of this game called life. I just read a blog post yesterday written by a mama of 2 preschool girls. It got me to thinking about the ways that teenagers are the same as toddlers and how you can adapt your parenting accordingly. She has a darling family, and she is a great writer by the way, Jordan Hall and her blog is called A Sprinkle of Jo. 

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