Parenting Boys Articles

“My Kid’s Not Choosing the Career I Want For Her!”

Your daughter's not choosing the career you want for her, and you're understandably disappointed. Take heart, there may be hope for her yet. Ask her if she'll take the career assessments I discuss in this article. (The professionally interpreted assessments I...

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Parenting Teens? It’s Only 364 Saturdays

If you're parenting teens or younger children, you may get emotional whiplash as you swing back and forth between thinking, "This is going so fast!" and, "This is taking forever!" In reality, here's how long you actually have with your teen: Breathe deeply. This...

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Simple Check-In Rule Helps Teens Avoid Risk

This valuable article on helping teens avoid risk is a guest post by Ken Ginsburg of the Center For Parent and Teen Communication.  By Ken Ginsburg A Simple Check-In Rule Can Help Teens Avoid Risk Our tweens and teens are going to have to make certain decisions and...

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I am a full-time academic strategist, conference speaker, and author of the book “LAUNCH: How to Get Your Kids Through College Debt-Free and Into Jobs They Love Afterward.

My writing and speaking provide parents a clear, step-by-step checklist so they can set their kids up to succeed brilliantly in college, graduate debt-free, and move directly into careers they excel at and love.

For more than 20 years, I’ve helped students apply to highly competitive law, medical, business, and grad schools. I still do that from my website

I am married, and my husband and I have a son and a daughter. We live in Minneapolis.

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