Backpack Essentials for College: What You Must Have

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Backpack essentials for high school or college Packing an organized backpack for high school or college is essential to academic survival. It is much smarter to plan ahead for classes, emergencies, and daily occurrences than to just throw a bunch of stuff in your pack and go. One thing that all the students we asked had in common was that they didn’t think about any of this before they high school or college depending on the age of student we asked.  Now that they have been in school, these are the things that they make sure that they always carry.  …

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Is Your Teen Headed Back to College? Strategies for Success

Is Your Teen Headed Back to College? Strategies for Success| www.parentinghighschoolers.com

Have you got a teen headed back to college in a few days? Have you had a great holiday together? Are you ready for them to go back? I am all of the above. It’s been such a great time together!  It is amazing how “smart” my boys now are! The opinions keep on rolling out about everything! Evidently my husband and I aren’t really in the know about anything! (Insert rolling eyes here!) All joking aside, going back to school can be stressful for many of our kids. They might not have had a very good semester scholastically. There …

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Your Parental Rights Change When Your Teen Turns 18

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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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