The Truth About College and Student Loan Debt

The Truth About College and Student Loan Debt

There are many reasons that you should be making plans for the future. Does your child's future include college?  One big reason to begin making plans for college is MONEY!!! Something else to think about is that your child's future will greatly be affected by the...

3 Ways Teenagers are the Same as Toddlers and Why!

3 Ways Teenagers are the Same as Toddlers and Why!

Toddlers Vs. Teenagers…Are they so different? How are teens different than toddlers?  My life today consists of teenagers.  But, I love to read about all kinds of topics including parents in earlier stages of this game called life.  I just read a blog post yesterday...

FAFSA: What You Need to Know Right Now!

FAFSA: What You Need to Know Right Now!

The FAFSA can take hours to fill out. Do not wait for the due date. There are documents that you will need to have in hand to make this process much easier. Take your time and don’t make mistakes. Fill it out ASAP to receive both need based and merit based aid for your student. Here are some helpful tips for filling out the FAFSA.

Time to Apply for Colleges-Quick How-to’s

Time to Apply for Colleges-Quick How-to’s

Time to apply to colleges! It is now time to think about applying for colleges.   They are all sending information to prospective students via email and snail mail.  It is such fun to receive all of this!   So, where to start, you ask.  Throw away any that you know...

5 Positive Parenting Techniques

5 Positive Parenting Techniques

Chapter 1 I’m in the process of reading  U Thrive: How to Succeed in College (and Life) Daniel Lerner and Alan Schlechter, MD. They teach a course at NYU on the “Science of Happiness” which is one of the most sought after courses on campus.  It’s a “how to” guide on...

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