Searching for the perfect gift idea for your college student or teenager can sometimes be a challeng
Searching for the perfect gift idea for your college student or teenager can sometimes be a challenge. But, these super popular gift ideas are a great place to start. This gift guide is full of awesome ideas! #giftguide #giftideas #giftsforteens #giftsforcollegestudents #collegelife #teenagers #holidaygiftguide
Halloween Care Package Ideas for Your College Kid
Sometimes it's hard to know what gifts to get for your teenagers and college students. This list of birthday gift ideas and holiday gift ideas for your older kids has a little bit of everything that you can include in your next college care package, or ha
Last Minute Items NOT TO FORGET on the College Packing List
If you're looking for a college checklist or a packing list for college that has everything you need, this one is the BEST because it has all those essential college must haves you don't want to forget when your teen goes off to college. #collegelife #tee
College Shopping List: 20 Dos And Don'ts That Will Make You Smile
You'll find lots of college shopping lists, and dorm ideas, but this is the list you REALLY want to read. A real mom's list of dos and don't to do on that moving day that will make you smile. #parenting #collegelife #parenthood #motherhood #college #dorm
Yale Study: Parents Demonstrating Warmth Reduce Conflict With Teens
A new study by the Yale Child Study Center shows that parents can reduce the effects of inevitable conflict with their teens by demonstrating emotional warmth. Parental displays of emotional love can make a difference in that parent’s relationship with their teens, even in the course of a single day.
What NOT to Buy Dorm Shopping: Don't Waste Money on These 17 Frivolous Purchases
When you're shopping for your teen for their first dorm room, it's hard to know what they REALLY need. This list of things you don't need in your college dorm room is made by moms who have been their with their own teenagers. Here's what they use in the dorm and what they don't. #dorm #dorms #dormroom #dormideas #diydorm #dormlife #collegelife #collegekid #college
How to Save Time And Money Shopping for College
Look at your kid, your actual real kid. What is important to her? Does feeling “at home” impact her happiness? Is he a terrible sleeper who needs a comfortable bed? Is she indifferent to lots of clothing so the dresser provided is adequate? Is he bringing expensive musical equipment that will need to be protected? Shopping for college can feel like a generic experience with long lists of “must haves” but you are only sending off one kid, a kid you know so well, so make sure this college...
How to Put Together the Most Complete First Aid Kit For Your College Student
A first aid kit is on every “dorm essentials” list and we recommend packing your own for a college-bound kid rather than buying a pre-made one off the shelf. This list, from a pharmacist and mom, has everything, and we mean EVERYTHING, they’ll need.
2020 Holiday Gift Guide: 25 Ideas Under $25 for Teens and College Kids
Looking for inspiration for less expensive presents for a teen or college kid? Take a look at our Holiday Gift Guide, all at a price point that won’t break the bank. Nothing here is over $25.
8 Things to Know When You Visit Colleges During the Summer
If you're getting ready to visit college campuses with your teen this summer, then you need to know these 8 things first. These tips and tricks to make college campus visits a success will help you accomplish everything on your checklist while you're ther
Dorm Decor: How to Help Your Freshman Create the Cutest Dorm Room Ever
Depending on your budget you might want to help give your teen’s dorm room an upgrade. Here are some extras which can make any dorm feel cozier and a bit more like home. Check the Residence Life section of the college website to find out what items are prohibited before making a mistake on a decor purchase.
Best 2019 Gift Ideas for the Holidays That are Just for Fun!
What are the holidays without a few, just-for-fun presents for everyone on your list? Here are our best gift ideas for your teens, college kids, and young adults, too. #giftGuide #giftsforteens #giftideas #holidaygiftguide #giftsforcollege #collegelife #giftsforadults
Teen Stress: 10 Ways Parents Can Help Their High School Students
12 expert ways to help your teen plan their high school years while reducing stress and enjoying their experience. #teen #college
It's Time to Have the Tough Talk About How to Pay for College
How to figure out what you can afford to pay for college tuition and how to have the talk with your kid about it. College costs are expensive and it's hard to figure out what your college budget will be. More important, how do you talk to your teen about
Moms of Teens, Here's the Open Letter You've Been Starving For
If you are the mom of a teen, this is a letter for you. Letter to Moms of Teens Sadly, moms of teenagers and college kids don’t get letters like that written to them. Somewhere after 8th grade, we struggling teen moms are left hung out to dry. There is no commiserating together, no playgroup support system anymore, and no peers giving us a shout-out, a lifeline, or some type of meaningful words of encouragement. Until now. Moms of teenagers and college kids, here is your “I see you tired…