An Amazing College Opportunity

By |June 6th, 2011|

My niece has been offered an amazing opportunity to kick start her college education.  Her school system is participating in a program where students can […]

Parents, You CAN Go Back to School!

By |March 1st, 2011|

Are you a mom or dad who’s been considering going back to college to further your career or to make a change for the better? […]

Teach Life Skills to Graduating Grandkids

By |October 2nd, 2010|

Recently, there was a segment on Good Morning, America, about how lots of college freshmen lack basic homemaking skills.  The reporter said that calls to […]

When Your Child Goes to College

By |September 27th, 2009|

Sending your child off to college is a BIG transition.  For you and for them.  While new college students will have many things to focus […]

Tips To Overcome Empty Nest Syndrome

By |June 20th, 2009|

Now that the kiddos have graduated high school or college, you may be experiencing the loneliness of Empty Nest Syndrome after the “nest’s” residents launch […]

Enhance Your Life by Reading More

By |June 14th, 2009|


The summer solstice will be arriving not too soon enough, signifying the official start of summer in the Northern Hemisphere.  To me, that means lazy […]

New Opportunities For You: Consider Going Back to College

By |May 22nd, 2009|

I’m a Baby Boomer, by definition, those born between the years 1946 – 1964, which puts me smack dab, right in the middle as a […]

When Your Student Fails

By |April 6th, 2009|

College is H-A-R-D! Sometimes its really, really hard. What do you do when your brilliant child fails? Are you ready to help them through it?

Sitting with a […]

Dealing With College Rejection Letters and Emails

By |March 14th, 2009|

You’ve spent nearly two decades protecting, guiding, censoring, building up, intercepting, blocking – okay, “helicopter-ing” in on your child’s life – to save them from pain […]

Saving For Kids Education

By |February 7th, 2009|

Most parents hope that their children will grow up and have a fulfilling and successful career, in whatever field interests them. A big part of […]

Heartbreak Hotel When Your Boomeranger Flies Off

By |October 30th, 2008|

“They” say that home is where the heart is.

Well, after a week of emotional upheaval, physical disasters, my heart is now divided between LA and Portland.

My […]

Boomerang Boy Freaking Me Out

By |August 26th, 2008|

Not that I’m complaining. Well, let’s call it “venting.”


 It’s just that when our 23-year-old came home to have surgery and then planned get back […]

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