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7 Ways to Help Your Student Prepare for Finals|www.parentinghighschoolers.com
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7 Helpful Ways to Help Your Student Prepare for Finals

Ways to Help your Student Prepare for Finals Right now our students are super stressed with finals.  Whether they are in high school or college, doesn’t matter, they are maxed out.  Now if your middle schooler is anything like mine, he’s just stressed out about having to get up and actually go to school (insert rolling eyes).  Looking for ways to help your student prepare for finals? Pin for later! So, what can we do as parents to help our kids as they are preparing for finals?  Let’s help them to have the best semester ever!  Here are a few ideas…  *This

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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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Smart Parents In the Know: September "Wins"|www.parentinghighschoolers.com
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Smart Parents In the Know: September “Wins”

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Smart Parents in September What I’m learning and loving in this month of September! “Smart Parents” is a new series that I’m going to do for you, my lovely readers.  I will talk about a few things that I am learning in my life, and also a few things that I am loving. This will come at the end of each month.  Let me know what you think!  *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

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49 Holiday Movies for Teens|www.parentingteens.com
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49 Movies to Watch with Your Teens for Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Our favorite holiday movies for teens Our family loves to watch movies together!  We will watch and discuss, and watch another!  Finding holiday movies for teens can be challenging since the age range is pretty big.  So, we put together this list to help you find a few.  Some of these are old favorites, some are fairly new to the scene, and a couple were recommendations from friends that we cannot wait to try…  *This post may contain affiliate links.  This means, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you

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Trouble with Teen Discipline? 5 Simple Steps That Will Help!|parentinghighschoolers.com
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Teen Troubles? 5 Simple Steps That Will Help!

Follow my blog with Bloglovin TEEN DISCIPLINE IS A CHALLENGE! Do you find yourself yelling at your kids all the time?  Are they ignoring you?  Do they spend all of their time on games and other devices?  Have they stopped showing you any respect?  We have gone through all of this and more with our boys.  Here is some hard-won advice that might hopefully help as you move through these years with teen discipline. Please remember that good discipline takes time, work and consistency! Pin for later! *I talked with one of my boys last night as I was finishing

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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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