10 Tips for Making a College Care Package

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Follow my blog with Bloglovin Love Your College Student When They are Away I often see posts from college parents in Facebook groups looking for ideas to encourage and support their college students. There are many ways to give them a boost such as texting them a fun message or giving them a quick call, but the best way to uplift them is with a college care package. Pin for later!   Making a care package does not have to be hard. If you follow these 10 tips for making a college care package, the task will be simple and …

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What is the Global Aussie Liebster Award?!

The Global Aussie Liebster Award-We have been nominated for this wonderful award by being helpful to our readers:)|parentinghighschoolers.com

We’ve been nominated for our blogging! February is the month of love.  Boy are we feeling it!  Back in December, we were nominated for the Global Aussie Liebster Award!  This is a peer recognition initiative to discover and encourage new blogs.  We were so excited and thrilled by this!  At that time, we were in the middle of crazy holiday happenings, and decided to wait awhile to mention this in its own post.   We were nominated by a previously unknown-to-us, fellow blogger Diane Kubes.  I grabbed a quote from her “About Me” page which sums up what she does in …

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How to Plan a Budget with Your College-Bound Teen

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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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