Grab Your Survival Kit for High School!

  • A "To Do" List by grade
  • 12 month calendar for important dates
  • Activity/Volunteer Tracker
  • College Visit Checklist
  • Scholarship Tracker
  • Career Worksheet
  • Other grade specific worksheets

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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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High School Survival Kit for Parents!|parentinghighschoolers.com
High School

High School Survival Kit for Parents

You need a high school survival kit for parents! Do you have a high schooler?  Or a middle schooler and you are wondering what to expect the next few years?  I am here to help.  My high school survival kit for parents is a labor of love.  It’s all the things that I wished we would have had when our older kids went through high school.  Read on to find out more about what to expect, and I hope that this can help! Follow my blog with Bloglovin Pin for later! High school with your child is like riding a

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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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Middle School Success: Best Advice|www.parentinghighschoolers.com
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Middle School: Advice for Success

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Start Early for Middle School Success! Middle school is a time of transition and growing.  Your child leaves elementary school, and has three years to be ready for high school!  How is this possible?  Here are some hard-won lessons learned from getting three kids through these years for middle school success. Both you and your teen have lots to learn.  It is a challenging time, in fact, this might be the most challenging age since they were toddlers!  These years can be difficult, but you can help your child start some forward thinking with some

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8 Books and More That the Yayas Recommend This Summer|parentinghighschoolers.com
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8 Books and More That the Yayas Recommend This Summer

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I love to read and am often asked by friends, “What are you reading these days?” So, I put together a quick blog post on what I consider to be some great books for summer reading.  With no further ado–the Yaya’s list of the best summer reads!!  FYI–we now blog with the name Parenting High Schoolers, but we will always be the yayas! *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 a purchase. (Also, check out

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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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