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Best Books To Read Before Heading Off To College

It’s that time in the summer: you’re about to send your kids off to college. Regardless of whether your child is a freshman or a rising senior, these books can help with all stages of a college career. From inspirational works to short stories to advice, our sister company, Simon & Schuster have hand selected a list that will be the perfect gift just as you leave your kids at their dorm.

08/28/2013

Space Saving Leave

Space-Saving Tips for Dorm Room Living

When you live in a tiny dorm room, maximizing space is a priority. These 10 space-saving tips will help you keep your room organized while still having room to move.

08/22/2013

Bully Free Zone

Stop Bullying: What Can Be Done From Home

Bullying is one of the most serious issues facing our kids today. While incidences of bullying have escalated in schools and on the playground, here are some tips that you can implement from home to help keep your child safe.

08/15/2013

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Back To School Fashions On A Budget

It’s time for the back to school tug of war. Kids want all the latest fashions and parents want to help keep costs under control.

CBS 11–08/12/2013

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CBS 11 Steals & Deals: August 7

As a mom after a long hot Summer, one of my favorite things is back to school and my second favorite thing is back to school shopping and saving money. That’s exactly what we’re doing on today’s “Steals and Deals.”

08/07/2013

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Texas Parents Going Through The Back-To-School ‘Drills’

In just three short weeks North Texas schools will be back in session. That means most parents are busy updating vaccination records and doing the ‘get ready drill.’

CBSDFW.COM–08/05/2013

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Best Children’s Books For Back To School

Whether your child is off to their very first day of preschool, kindergarten, or middle school, our sister company, Simon & Schuster, has a book that’s perfect to beat those first-day jitters.

08/05/2013

Roommates

College Cohabitation: How to Deal with Roommate Issues

Living with roommates can be hard. If you start the relationship with the proper information and tools, it can lead to happy cohabitation.

07/22/2013

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Pick-A-Side: Which Is Your Favorite Children’s Book?

It’s time to Pick A Side, what is your favorite children’s book?

07/22/2013

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Best Cookbooks For Cooking In College

Worried that sending your kid off to college means their diets will consist of boxed meals or ramen? Is your son or daughter moving into their first off-campus apartment and far away from dining halls? Our sister company, Simon & Schuster serves up some college-appropriate cookbooks designed to make cooking easy and even fun for your kids after they’ve fled the nest.

07/22/2013

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Can Your Social Media Image Affect Your Chances of Getting Into College?

How many admissions officers are using the internet to screen applicants? What kind of online behavior affects a student’s admission to the college of their choice?

07/22/2013

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Ask a Chef: Best Back To School Lunch Recipes

Even highly trained chefs deal with kid critics when it comes to lunch box offerings. The Executive Chef of Shaw’s Crab House in Chicago says use fresh ingredients and a little risk and you get fewer orders of pb&j this school year.

07/15/2013

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