Want to Go to College for Free? These Options Might Help Make that Happen

Just when you begin to think that the post-graduation trip your son or daughter wants to take when high school is over is expensive, you realize what the first semester of college looks like. College: Making that week in Cancun look downright affordable in comparison. College, my friends, is not an inexpensive place to go. … Read moreWant to Go to College for Free? These Options Might Help Make that Happen

How to Handle Back-to-School When Your Kids Attend A New School

We’re coming up on a big week in our house. It’s back-to-school week, and we could not be more excited! Our oldest daughter is going into the third grade and our sweet second born is going into kindergarten. She will be going to ‘real’ school for the first time, and she’s actually excited. As if … Read moreHow to Handle Back-to-School When Your Kids Attend A New School

Important Tips for College Students Applying for Scholarships

Summer is quickly winding down (thank goodness says this slightly almost crazed mother of four) and back-to-school is right around the corner. That means it’s time for parents to take their kids shopping for the items they need to go back, but it means some parents are looking to pack up their kids and drop … Read moreImportant Tips for College Students Applying for Scholarships

Why We Already Discuss the Cost of College With Our Four Small Kids

If there is one thing I worry most about as a parent aside from the safety of my kids, it’s college. I remember the cost of attending university myself, and it’s been well over a decade since I began my college career. It was expensive when my husband and I were paying for our own … Read moreWhy We Already Discuss the Cost of College With Our Four Small Kids

10 Reasons an Ivy League School is Not Worth Your Time

Yale, Princeton, Harvard; they’re all Ivy League schools. They’re some of the top schools in the nation – in the world, really. They’re the schools that produce the most millionaires and billionaires. They’re the institutions of higher learning in which old-money families expect their children will graduate with honors. They’re the first step to real-world … Read more10 Reasons an Ivy League School is Not Worth Your Time

Why Cursive Writing is Disappearing From Schools

If ever you’ve needed a prescription from your doctor, you’ve seen a poor example of what was, at one time, cursive handwriting. Some people refer to it as a chicken scratch and some people refer to it as a great way to get the wrong prescription considering the fact that it’s completely illegible. But that’s … Read moreWhy Cursive Writing is Disappearing From Schools