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First Day of School

First Day of School
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It's been a few years since I have been directly involved with getting my own children ready for the first day of school, as they are older now, yet the memories are quite vivid. Actually, my daughter started this school year as a teacher for the first time, so a very different experience. It was fascinating to hear all that goes on from the teacher's perspective for a change.

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School Changes

School Changes
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Starting at a new school by moving from elementary to junior high or from junior high to high school can be anxiety ridden due to the changes and differences that are inherent at the new environment. The biggest changes are generally from elementary to junior high and again from high school to college, as the schedule is quite a bit different.

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Jr. High to High School

Jr. High to High School
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In my column last week I addressed the challenges of a student going from elementary school into Junior High school. This week I will touch on some areas to ponder for the student going from Jr. High to High School because here...the stakes are higher.

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After High School

After High School
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The past few weeks I have been writing about the differences between the transitions from elementary to junior high school, and then from junior high school to high school. This final article is about the transition from high school to college.

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Keep Your Mouth Shut!

Keep Your Mouth Shut!
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If A is a success in life, then A equals X plus Y plus Z, where X is work, Y is play, and Z is keeping your mouth shut.” -Albert Einstein. This tart statement by no less than Albert Einstein ties in perfectly to this week’s column on when to know the value of keeping one’s mouth shut.

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The Joys of Cooking

The Joys of Cooking
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Learning our way around a kitchen is a necessary skill for basic survival, really. While no one needs to become a gourmet cook, learning basic cooking skills and proper nutrition is a valid use of one's time. This can begin at an early age. When my children were about 3 years old, I had them help in the kitchen.

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2014 Alert! Did You Get It Done Yet?

2014 Alert! Did You Get It Done Yet?
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I had the opportunity to interview Spencer Shulem, a young man who has developed two very successful productivity apps for Apple and might just be living proof that the fruit doesn’t fall far from the tree (he’s my son).

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The Years Resolutions

The Years Resolutions
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This being my last column of the year 2013, I thought it useful to focus on preparing for the New Year by checking in with intentions made last year.

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Moving In Day

Moving In Day
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By this time, if you have been reading for the past three weeks, you should be well prepared for your upcoming move and hopefully ready to settle into your new home. You may have already moved recently and are in the midst of figuring out how to get settled in.

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Get Ready to Move In

Get Ready to Move In
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The past two articles in my column explained how to get started in the moving process once you sell your home, and also what to do with those things you need to get rid of. This week is the next part on the subject and I will address moving into your new place. Another issue altogether!

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