raising teens successfully
Everything you need to thrive through the teen years
“Do not wait until the conditions are perfect to begin. Beginning makes the conditions perfect.” –Alan Cohen
Random thoughts on a Sunday morning this first Saturday in 2022
They are a hit at Christmas, so why not continue the fun for this season as well?
I like to think of it as anticipation for a special event! I realized how many fun advent calendars there are available! I decided that this would be a fun post, and my boys and a couple of their girlfriends helped me to find advent calendars that teens will love.
I get tired of hunting around for all of my gift wrapping supplies, so I decided to write a post detailing all the best tools for wrapping gifts, and my reasons for including them on my list.
This booklist is by no means complete. However, as I thought about the best books to read as a young adult, I thought about the things I wish that I had known more about -the subjects that my husband and I tried to at least introduce to our boys.
Best Stocking Stuffers for Teens 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. Finding the best stocking stuffers for teens can...
Melanie Prather Studer has spent the last thirty years as a mother and teacher- preschool through middle school. When her kids became teenagers, Melanie started keeping notes and doing research to help her children get a head start on getting into college and ultimately out into the real world.
Resources I Recommend
Learn exactly what you need to talk about with your middle and high schoolers who are planning to go to college and why.
The College Preparation Planner
This 142 page planner has everything you need to organize the college search, preparation, and application process.
How to Win Scholarships
This guide shows exactly what parents can do to help their students prepare their scholarship applications in a way that will set them apart and get them noticed by the judges