College Student Safety Tips and Protecting Against Campus Crime

This post about college student safety tips is sponsored by SipChip.  All opinions are my own.   Last year, my son went off to college and in one year, my daughter will head there, too. This fleeing of the nest is both exciting and terrifying at the same time.  In my eyes, they are babies, however, in reality they are almost adults.  We had a LOT of conversations about how to succeed in college academically and how to stay safe on campus as well.  From protecting personal possessions in your dorm to protecting … [Read more...]

How to Get Your Kid Ready for College Without Losing Your Mind

This post about how to get your your kid ready for college is sponsored by Artis.  All opinions expressed here are my own.    Last year, my son started the college application process.  To be honest,  it was utter chaos.  My husband and I were completely clueless as to how to help him get into college. And navigating the college admissions process was terrifying.  In fact, while he was applying to colleges, we realized something important.  There were things that he SHOULD have done as early as Freshman … [Read more...]