5 Parenting Lessons from “The Middle”
Oct28

5 Parenting Lessons from “The Middle”

If you’re in a middle-class family, it’s easy to relate to the Hecks of the television show “The Middle.” Here are five parenting lessons for parents of teens.

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Parent College Coach Tip #122: Advice for Your College-Bound Student
Aug12

Parent College Coach Tip #122: Advice for Your College-Bound Student

When my daughter left for college she had just barely turned 18. Not only was she young, but she was attending a college over 2000 miles away from home. I was afraid for her; very afraid.

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Parent College Coach Tip #117: Your Child Will Always Need You
Jul01

Parent College Coach Tip #117: Your Child Will Always Need You

It’s the time of year when tempers flare, stress reigns, and emotions collide. Many parents may find themselves looking forward to the day when their argumentative, emotional child moves out and heads off to college.

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Parent College Coach Tip #97: Teach These 5 Concepts Before College
Feb05

Parent College Coach Tip #97: Teach These 5 Concepts Before College

Make sure your college-bound teen learns these concepts before college and heads off to face the world as an adult. They will be happier, you will be happier, and the people they come in contact with will recognize the positive affects of your parenting.

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Parent College Coach Tip #69: Talk With Your Upcoming High School Freshman
Jul03

Parent College Coach Tip #69: Talk With Your Upcoming High School Freshman

Freshman year is when college prep begins. Everything your student does from this point on will reflect on his college application: his activities, his community service, and most importantly his grades

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Parent College Coach Tip #68: It’s Not Personal, It’s Teenagers
Jun19

Parent College Coach Tip #68: It’s Not Personal, It’s Teenagers

For parents of college-bound seniors/soon to be college freshmen, it will be a difficult summer. After all the hype of being accepted to college and graduation, the family settles in for three months of angst. I bet you thought I was going to say vacation!

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