Parenting Teens and Tweens
Three kids from the same family, three distinct paths for their post-high school careers. I will never forget the unsettled feeling that began to course through my body as I attended high school orientation night with my oldest child. Sure, it was hard to grasp…
Is there anything more motivating than a great sports movie? When I was a kid, I remember watching Chariots of Fire and wanting to go run around the block as fast as I could. I also recall watching Hoosiers and The Karate Kid and always…
Inside: A guide with helpful advice and tips for you and your high school junior as you prepare for college and the upcoming college admissions process during their senior year. Junior year is in many ways the most crucial year in high school for preparing…
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CHANGING THE COLLEGE CONVERSATION
There is no ONE path to success when it comes to the choices our teens make post-high school. The college admission process is out of control and so are the costs to attend college. It’s time to start changing the college conversation. There needs to be less focus on rankings and we all need to start questioning what we are doing to the mental health of our teens with the demands being placed on them to get into their dream colleges. Instead, parents talk to their teens about how to fulfill their dreams – so they can not just survive but thrive in this challenging and ever-changing world.
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PARENTING TEENS TIPS
What do you do when your teen daughter no longer wants to be seen with you? Or when your chatterbox son starts responding only in grunts and sighs? Even if some of these teen stereotypes don’t happen in your house, chances are your relationship with your adolescent is changing. The good news is while parenting teens is hard, you don’t have to do it alone. Here are a few of our favorite parenting teens tips to develop a strong connection with your big kid.