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Sep
21
2012

Tales From 1st Grade

Tales From 1st Grade I’ve decided to mix it up a bit and share my day with you. Names have been changed to protect the innocent and let me add that I like to exaggerate a bit from time to time. All facts on this page are probably not true. Life is funny, kids are sometimes funny and I …Related Posts:Helping Your Child Transition from Easy Readers to Chapter BooksApps that Help Kids with GSP4th [...]

Sep
12
2012

10 Community College Tips

Guest Post By  Ken Myers Community college is a great idea for students who are just setting out, are on a budget, or returning to school. Community colleges are usually much cheaper than traditional private and even state schools. They also offer convenient locations, better class hours, and education that equal that of any other college. In fact, I recommend …Related Posts:How to Write an Essay ExamDos and Don’ts in Writing College Application EssaysEssay writing [...]

Sep
3
2012

3 Tips for Choosing Your First College Schedule

Guest Post By Karen Smith Summer has peaked, Labor Day is nigh, and the start of the school year approaches. With so much going on during your first few week of college — moving, orientation, roommates, activities, parties, etc. etc. — it’s important to remember the “real” reason you’re there: classes. I Know: downer, right? But I promise, some of …Related Posts:How to Write an Essay ExamDos and Don’ts in Writing College Application EssaysEssay writing [...]

Aug
26
2012

Minimizing Student Debt

Guest Post By: Jordan Mendys   Before I went to graduate school, I was told to remember this one phrase: “Live like a student now, so you won’t have to live like one when you get out.” What this meant was that while I had access to student loans, don’t try to live like a king. That money has to …Related Posts:Five Awesome Deals for College StudentsHow to Write an Essay ExamDos and Don’ts in [...]

Aug
19
2012

Classroomtalk: College Roomate Guide

Guest Post By: Iris Yuan For many freshmen, college is the first time where they’ll have to live with someone, usually a complete stranger, and peacefully figure out how to share that space. Unlike summer camp roommates or field trips in high school, your roommate in college may have completely different interests than you, or different living habits. He or …Related Posts:8 Tips Every H.S. Graduate Should Know Before Heading to CollegeTeaching Your College Student [...]

Aug
14
2012

Three Fun and Educational Things to do with Your Kids this Summer

Guest Post By: Carey Cruz Summer is here. Everyone is happy. Your kids are glad that school is over:  no more getting up early and no more homework for at least two months. For you, it means getting up at your own pace in the morning, sipping that cup of coffee in peace before going out for work …Related Posts:Traveling With KidsFantastic Fairy Houses10 Outdoor Activities To Do With Kids4th Graders Review of Secrets of the [...]

Aug
6
2012

10 Tips for Surviving the Family Reunion With Kids

Kids Packets of Culturelle

As I learned this summer on my travels through New Hampshire, multigenerational traveling is not always easy. As I discovered when my big dog ate the last twenty pieces of my nieces incomplete jig saw puzzle off the coffee table, even the family dog needs her own personal space when on vacation. Here are a few …Related Posts:Traveling With KidsShould You Be Your Child’s Facebook Friend?

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