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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.  My good friend Shannon Hale at www.skiptomylife.com has kindly written this guest post letting us know how to avoid losing your cool with your young adults.  She has some great ideas! Pin for later! When Your Darling Child Comes Home From College… What could my rising

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

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.  Pin for later! This just goes to show, the power of parenting can manage anything! This has been such a

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Great Games to Play with Your Teens Anytime|www.parentinghighschoolers.com
Just for Moms

Great Games to Play with Your Teens Anytime

Follow my blog with Bloglovin “Life is more fun if you play games (with your teens)!“–Roald Dahl This is so true, and we are going to help you out this season to find some really great games to play with your teens! Many people think that they only have time to play games on vacation or at the holidays.  Unfortunately, we fall into that group a lot of the time.  But, when we do take the time to actually play a game, it is always so fun! And, let’s face it, time with our teens is so precious.  We know

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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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College and student loan debt is crushing
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The Truth About How to Prevent Student Loan Debt

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Here are some tips to prevent student loan debt. Does your child’s future include college?  One big reason to begin making plans for college is MONEY!!! Something else to think about is that your child’s future will greatly be affected by the choices he or she makes today.   These two factors were at the top of the list while our oldest son was deciding on a college. We are trying to help our kids as they go through college, by helping to prevent student loan debt or at least reduce it for them. Pin

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What are the 10 most useful items your student will need for college?|parentinghighschoolers.com
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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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