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A parent shared with me that her first child, John, always wanted to be an anesthesiologist. Ever since he was in middle school, John was sure that was the career he wanted. The parents felt … Continue reading A Career Decision That Turned into $80,000 in Debt
Last week I shared ways to help your teenager take more initiative through my interview with Meg Lee. Meg has 20+ years working in all levels of public education and is a co-author of Mindsets … Continue reading How You Are Sabotaging Your Teenager’s Success
Do you have this issue with your teenager? You tell them to go talk to their teacher to resolve concern about a grade, find out more about a project, or to reach out to their … Continue reading How to Get Your Teenager to Take More Initiative
Last week, I talked about how it’s not the guidance counselor’s responsibility to fully prepare your child about their future. It’s the parent’s responsibility. You can click here to read the blog if you missed … Continue reading The Best Way To Work With The High School Guidance Counselor
I hear from so many parents, “The guidance counselor didn’t help my child much in guiding them on what college to go to.” Or ,“I wish we had you when I went through this with … Continue reading Who’s Responsible for Your Child’s College Planning?
A parent recently told me…… “I am facing retirement in less than two years. I wish I put my children’s hopes and dreams into perspective. College kids aren’t the only ones who take out education … Continue reading How to Avoid Putting Your Retirement On Hold
Our family has a New Year’s Eve tradition of making fondue at home. I love this tradition for many reasons. One is the chocolate fondue. The other is that the fondue process forces us to … Continue reading How To Make the College Search Process Easy
This weekend my family and I had the honor of participating in Wreaths Across America. The organization’s mission is to remember, honor, and teach by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at more than 1,400 locations all across … Continue reading Identifying Volunteer Opportunities for Teens
I am in a Facebook group for my local school district. Parents and teachers post items ranging from promoting school events to asking various questions. While most posts get a good number of comments and … Continue reading What To Do When Your Child Isn’t “College Material”
Our kids are in high school and we know we need to have them get serious and answer this question: “What do you want to be when you grow up?” As parents, it’s our responsibility … Continue reading Are the Highest Paying Jobs The Best Path to Success?