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5 Things to Consider Before Your Teen Travels Over the Summer

5 Things to Consider Before Your Teen Travels Over the Summer

| January 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

You’ve enrolled your teen in their summer program(s). Check it off your list. While your teen may think he/she is ready to conquer the world with independence, parents often know best. Help them prepare and transition to their away-from-home program with these tips: 1. Review with your teen the program’s guidelines, requirements, and restrictions. This […]

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A New Year, A New FAFSA

A New Year, A New FAFSA

| January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

January 1st – it’s a day of resolutions, new beginnings, and for college students, the first day to apply for federal financial aid. The FAFSA, or the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, helps your family and prospective universities determine how much money you will be expected to contribute towards higher education. Don’t skip this […]

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This Is Your Life: Planning Your Future

This Is Your Life: Planning Your Future

| December 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

This is part two of a series on my personal college applications. If you have not already, please consider reading Part One before continuing. Thank you. Hello again. For this installment of Applied Knowledge, I’m going to step briefly away from getting into college and write about something even more important (and there are more […]

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10 Feel-Good Movies that Inspire Teenagers

10 Feel-Good Movies that Inspire Teenagers

| December 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

There are many lists of movies for teens out there. But until now, I hadn’t thought of writing a list of movies that inspire. There are so many inspirational and motivational movies that I have seen and loved, but when choosing movies for this list, I included only movies that I think teens will enjoy. I also […]

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New Years Resolution: Friend or Foe?

New Years Resolution: Friend or Foe?

| December 12, 2013 | 1 Comment

‘Tis the season for New Year’s resolutions. Follow my blog with Bloglovin The holidays are  in full swing, and the New Year is less than one month away.  Thanksgiving feasts are over, and Christmas presents are being wrapped.  December is synonymous with joy and happiness− so why is January filled with regret and longing? New […]

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6 Tips for Single Dads With Teen Daughters

6 Tips for Single Dads With Teen Daughters

| November 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

The teenage years can be tumultuous and overwhelming for girls, and difficult for their parents as well. A single father of a teenage daughter may feel overwhelmed and under-skilled for the task of parenting alone. It’s fairly common to see a woman raising a child or multiple children on her own, but single fatherhood is […]

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