transitioning teens to adulthood
Before they leave, sit down and talk with you teen about what their expectations are for the next semester. Do they have any worries? Do they need some different strategies to move forward? Honest conversations and a listening ear might go a long way towards easing their minds.
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.
Is your teen ready to come home at a minute's notice? Guess what? We are living in the day of weird circumstances, and we need to be prepared. Our teens need to be prepared. Is your teen going back to college? What if campus suddenly closes down again? What if there...
How can you keep your child safe at college? We all worry about when our kids are gone to college or out into the real world. Here are some ideas…
Do you have a college freshman? A teen who is turning 18? Get ready for things to change in more ways than one. Your parental rights are about gone!
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