Tag Archives: school year

College Students: Tips for Bucking the Mid-Semester Slump

You college kids are on your own. Leaving home for school is so fun but hard at the same time. Maybe you’ve enjoyed the last few months of freedom a bit too much and need to buckle down. Or maybe you still hang out with high school friends rather than branching out to meet new […]

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Tips to get the kids out the door in morning

It’s the middle of October and you’re still having trouble getting your kids out the door in the morning.  Here are a few tips that may make the morning run a little smoother. Make a morning to-do list. You can post it in the kids’ bathroom for quick reference in the morning. Let me tell […]

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It’s not too late to make this school year an organized one!

It’s hard to believe, but most schools have been in session a full month now and students will be receiving mid-term reports soon. If your child seems to be struggling with managing homework, it might be time to help them get organized (or reorganized) for a successful school year. Minimize Distractions.  A huge obstacle to […]

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Tips for a successful college search

The college search is a real opportunity for children to exert their independence.  But when a child starts their quest for the perfect college they may go into information overload.  There will be information about each college they are considering, the different degrees available, scholarships, financial aid, application processes and much more.  So much information […]

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Kids’ art: Do you save or toss?

Do you live with a budding artist?  You know, the one who always has a picture for you to hang on the refrigerator?  The art (and the artists) are mighty cute, but you can’t keep all the art so what do you do with it? Let’s begin with the end in mind.  What is your […]

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Make the most of your time in the car

“A suburban mother’s role is to deliver children obstetrically once, and by car forever after.” ―Peter De Vries Now that school and fall sports are in full swing, the amount of time parents spend in the car with kids increases tremendously. If it seems you are off to somewhere every evening, try to look at […]

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The organized student: How to help your child be one

Organization skills can be something that has helped you child get ahead or it may be something that is holding them back. There are some very bright kids out there who can do their homework, but just can’t get it turned in on time. Sound familiar? By establishing just a few habits, you can help your […]

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