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6 Questions to Ask during a Parent Teacher Conference

Success begins with you
Success begins with you

Be prepared !

We’ve begun a new school year. For those parents who do not necessarily have A+ students you more than likely feel a certain sense of anxiety whenever it’s time to meet and discuss your child’s achievements. Likely, you may feel worried about hearing negative comments. What parent wants to hear anything but praise concerning their children’s progress? I know I did. Unfortunately my experience was not always the best. Thankfully, my son’s teacher’s were always as concerned as I regarding my his academic achievement.

Concerned, caring teachers are a Godsend. Continue reading 6 Questions to Ask during a Parent Teacher Conference

Teen Development – Teaching Your Teen Financial Responsibility

Money Doesn't Grow on Trees
Money Doesn’t Grow on Trees

What should your teen be responsible for purchasing?  Better yet, at what age should you begin making your child or teen responsible for select purchases? Many parents begin teaching this lesson very early on, while others, in the name of “allowing their children to be children” will purposely cover all purchases no matter how small.  The latter could set your child up for financial failure. Regardless of your financial status, all children should be taught financial responsibility. Continue reading Teen Development – Teaching Your Teen Financial Responsibility