• Easy Tips to Help You Reduce the Amount of College Debt

    Easy Tips to Help You Reduce the Amount of College Debt

    Tax time is over. Even if you are getting money back, it’s still probably not enough to cover your child’s college tuition. Here lies the main stress that many parents face when it comes to sending your child to their ideal college. How am I going to pay for it? How much college debt will…Read More »
  • How to Get Your Child To The Next Step

    How to Get Your Child To The Next Step

    Kyle, like many students, changed majors in college. He started off in Political Science but realized there wasn’t much of a career path for him. He changed his major to Education, but this was more time consuming than he preferred. He then landed in Public Relations, which he still does and enjoys. However, Kyle wanted…Read More »
  • Tips for Your Teenagers Job Hunt

    Tips for Your Teenagers Job Hunt

    Do you remember your first job? Mine what working in the cafeteria at a retirement/assisted living community. I can’t even remember how I heard about that job. My biggest memories from it are wearing the hairnet and how cold it was in the freezer. For many parents, their teenager may be getting ready to search…Read More »
  • How to Encourage Your Child’s Heart Without College Debt

    How to Encourage Your Child’s Heart Without College Debt

    A mom posted this question in a Facebook group. “How do you encourage your kids to follow their heart but not into debt?!” It’s a tough question. On one side, we want to be encouraging and tell our kids to live their dreams. On the other hand, we also envision them being able to afford…Read More »
  • My Child’s Journey – The How and Why of His Career Results

    My Child’s Journey – The How and Why of His Career Results

    The past few weeks, I have been sharing my child’s journey to find his ideal college. I started with what his dad and I thought would be jobs he might find enjoyable and fulfilling. I also listened carefully to his ideas. Next, I had him take the Harrison Assessment. He is 16 and this is…Read More »
  • My Child’s Journey to His Ideal College – The Results

    My Child’s Journey to His Ideal College – The Results

  • My Child’s Journey to Find His Ideal College

    My Child’s Journey to Find His Ideal College

    I am a mom of two boys, Donnie and Thomas. Donnie is a sophomore in high school. Thomas is in 6th grade. I am walking down the same path as many parents of high schoolers in helping Donnie find his ideal college. I thought I would share with you my journey. I have the same…Read More »
  • A Career Decision That Turned into $80,000 in Debt

    A Career Decision That Turned into $80,000 in Debt

    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 confident about his choice because that was what he wanted to do for so many years. So, their son went…Read More »
  • How You Are Sabotaging Your Teenager’s Success

    How You Are Sabotaging Your Teenager’s Success

    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 for Parents: Strategies to Encourage Growth Mindsets in Kids. You can click here if you missed that blog. In my…Read More »
  • How to Get Your Teenager to Take More Initiative

    How to Get Your Teenager to Take More Initiative

    Do you have this issue with your teenager? You tell them to speak with their teacher to resolve a concern about a grade, to find out more about a project, or to reach out to their guidance counselor. But they just don’t do it. As parents, it’s frustrating because we can’t understand why it’s so hard…Read More »
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