How to Plan a Budget with Your College-Bound Teen

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Follow my blog with Bloglovin Do you need to plan a budget for college? We have two sons in college, and the second time around was much easier because we knew what to expect!  The biggest concern for us, and many others are all of the expenses.  Here are some things that we learned the first (and second) time around, as we planned a budget for college. Make sure that you and your senior are on the same page about all expenses. There are the expenses that you know about.  There will always also be some things that come up …

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Teen Troubles? 5 Simple Steps That Will Help!

Trouble with Teen Discipline? 5 Simple Steps That Will Help!|parentinghighschoolers.com

Follow my blog with Bloglovin TEEN DISCIPLINE IS A CHALLENGE! Do you find yourself yelling at your kids all the time?  Are they ignoring you?  Do they spend all of their time on games and other devices?  Have they stopped showing you any respect?  We have gone through all of this and more with our boys.  Here is some hard-won advice that might hopefully help as you move through these years with teen discipline. Please remember that good discipline takes time, work and consistency! Pin for later! *I talked with one of my boys last night as I was finishing …

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7 Helpful Ways to Help Your Student Prepare for Finals

7 Ways to Help Your Student Prepare for Finals|www.parentinghighschoolers.com

Ways to Help your Student Prepare for Finals Right now our students are super stressed with finals.  Whether they are in high school or college, doesn’t matter, they are maxed out.  Now if your middle schooler is anything like mine, he’s just stressed out about having to get up and actually go to school (insert rolling eyes).  Looking for ways to help your student prepare for finals? Pin for later! So, what can we do as parents to help our kids as they are preparing for finals?  Let’s help them to have the best semester ever!  Here are a few ideas…  *This …

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