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How Your Parental Rights Change When Your Teen Turns 18|www.parentinghighschoolers.com
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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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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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8 Books and More That the Yayas Recommend This Summer|parentinghighschoolers.com
Parenting

8 Books and More That the Yayas Recommend This Summer

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I love to read and am often asked by friends, “What are you reading these days?” So, I put together a quick blog post on what I consider to be some great books for summer reading.  With no further ado–the YAYA’s list of best summer reads!!  FYI–we now blog with the name Parenting High Schoolers, but we will always be the yayas! *This post may contain affiliate links.  This means, at no additional cost to you, we will earn a small commission if you click the link and make a purchase. (Also, check out our

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College Bound: The Ultimate List of Conversations to Help Your Teen Through High School |www.parentinghighschoolers.com
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COLLEGE BOUND: The Ultimate List of Conversations to Help Your Teen Through High School

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I wrote a book about having conversations with your teens. It has been a life long dream of mine to write a book.  When I was young, and I loved reading the Little House books, I thought that I would write a story about a pioneer family.  Well, it turns out that I have a lot to say about parenting teens.  So, I wrote about having conversations with your teens to help them figure out life. Have you got a teen or two in your house?  For awhile, we had three teenage boys.  Our oldest

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5 Steps to Avoid Losing Your Cool With Your Young Adult|www.parentinghighschoolers.com
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5 Steps to Avoid Losing Your Cool With Your Young Adult

Follow my blog with Bloglovin 5 Steps to Avoid Losing Your Cool With Your Young Adult It’s tough to remember exactly where the burning sensation started.  Perhaps I mistook it for a hot flash.  Before I knew it, I was excusing myself from the room, muttering something to my husband about this being HIS son.  Our good friend Shannon Hale at www.skiptomylife.com has kindly written this guest post letting us know how to avoid losing your cool with our young adults.  She has some great ideas! When Your Darling Child Comes Home From College… What could my rising freshman possibly

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9 Books to Enjoy With or Without Your Teen|www.parentinghighschoolers.com
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9 Books to Enjoy With or Without Your Teen

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Great reading this coming summer! One thing that my youngest son and I have done is joined a Cool Mom and Son Book Club. He would completely disagree that we are cool moms, as would his friends that are included in this group. However, the other moms and I think that we are cool, and we have gotten our boys to read a great number of books, approximately one a month for over a year.  This just goes to show, the power of parenting can manage anything! This has been such a fun group of

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