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Gift Guides

Gift Guide for your Teen Boy

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Gift Guide for Teen Boys Buying gifts for my boys has always been really fun.  Finding great gifts for teenage boys can be challenging.  Hopefully, this post will help you as you begin your shopping this holiday season! As we begin this season of gift giving, we have really tried to instill in our boys a sense of gratefulness.  This is not always easy in this day and age.  Some ideas that have worked for us are listed below.  Each time the boys make money, whether it’s allowance, money they’ve earned at a job, or

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Budget Friendly Ideas for the Holidays| Budgeting for the holidays|www.parentinghighschoolers.com
Just for Moms

Budget Friendly Ideas for the Holidays!

Budgeting for the Holidays-Fun Strategies Are you ready to do more with less this holiday season?  There are many ways to handle budgeting for the holidays.  I tell myself every year I’m going to save up or shop early and it never fails, life intervenes and my budget is shot.  Sound familiar? Here we are just 2 months out. There is still time to plan!  I’ve have been searching the internet and asking friends for ideas on ways that they spend their holidays, and surprisingly, most of their favorite gifts don’t cost anything, or at least not much. There are

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Just for Moms

11 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for your Teen!

Follow my blog with Bloglovin “Must Have” Stocking Stuffers  Stocking stuffers are my favorite way to give gifts to our boys! I know I have many fond memories growing up as a child of Christmas morning and running to see what was in my stocking. One of my favorite Christmas memories was receiving a printout of the safety features of a car in my stocking.  I asked my parents if it was there by accident because it was a car that we didn’t have at the time.  Turns out that they had gotten this car for me to take back

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49 Holiday Movies for Teens|www.parentingteens.com
Just for Moms

49 Movies to Watch with Your Teens for Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas

Follow my blog with Bloglovin What’s your favorite holiday activity? 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, we will earn a small commission if you click

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Smart Parents In the Know: September "Wins"|www.parentinghighschoolers.com
Just for Moms

Smart Parents In the Know: September “Wins”

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Smart Parents in September What we’re learning and loving in this month of September! “Smart Parents”  in September is a new series that we are going to do for you, our lovely readers.  We will talk about a few things that we are learning in our lives, and also a few things that we are loving. We will do this at the end of each month.  Let us know what you think!  *This post may contain affiliate links.  This means, at no additional cost to you, we will earn a small commission if you click the

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How Your Parental Rights Change When Your Teen Turns 18|www.parentinghighschoolers.com
College Prep

Your Parental Rights Change When Your Teen Turns 18

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Your Teen is 18!! 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, school supplies and other miscellaneous stuff,  you need to be

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