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This article made me glad my kids are grown and on their own, past those difficult teenage years.  If yours aren’t yet, you will definitely want to read this… Read more

“Business-savvy teens are as likely to write an app as open a lemonade stand.  Let’s mint more of them”, write Baratune Thurston in a great column on how creative teens can be. You’ll recognize some of the apps and companies mentioned.  This article ran in Fast Company last summer (which just shows you how deep… Read more

Here is some great info for parents of graduating seniors headed off to college.  Many thanks to Gail Grand of TheCollegeAdvisor.net , located in Westlake Village, CA.  She has some great information on her website, so please check it out! There are a few legal and financial issues that should be addressed before your son… Read more

Summer is here and with it the opportunity to take advantage of longer days free of homework. Why not use this summer to build memories of fun times together as a family? Here are 21 ideas to spark your imagination and create some fun in your home. Take the train to the zoo or beach… Read more

I was just listening to one of my favorite talk show hosts, Dennis Prager, and he had a caller remind him that many years ago he had said that we should all remember that when we are dealing with our children, we are raising future adults.  The caller said that she and her husband had… Read more

How were your teen’s grades on the first quarter report card?  If they weren’t what you (or they) were expecting, I’ve compiled some websites with ideas that can help.  Some are written by professionals, and others have lists of idea by other parents.  Everyone is on roughly the same track — help your teen figure… Read more