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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Backpack Essentials for College: What You Must Have

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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. Pin for later! One thing that all the students we asked had in common was that they didn’t think about any of this before they high school or college depending on the age of student we asked.  Now that they have been in school, these are the things …

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5 Positive Parenting Techniques

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Follow my blog with Bloglovin Chapter 1 *I’m in the process of reading  U Thrive: How to Succeed in College (and Life)  written by Daniel Lerner and Alan Schlechter, MD. They teach a course at NYU on the “Science of Happiness” which is one of the most sought after courses on campus. Their book is chock full of positive parenting techniques! It’s a “how to” guide for thriving in college and beyond.  I think that it will also help me improve my parenting techniques, a win-win!  *This post may contain affiliate links.  This means, at no additional cost to you, I …

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