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Episode 28- Tips that will make you the Cool Mom

Aug 19, 2020

 

Three areas you can “help” them with that will make you the cool mom 

Or Tips for success

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Whether you are a tech savvy momma or can barely text... this episode is for you.

Don’t give away all these tips at once to your student. Instead check them out and then drop a tip here and there. You’ll gain credibility :)

     2. Time management apps

  • Order food on your phone, don’t wait in line.
  • Can you do the same for laundry
  • Remember the Milk- task list/ My...
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Episode 27- A letter from home

Aug 10, 2020

 

This week I share some advice from a student, advice from a faculty member and a few things to consider before charging you to write a letter to your college student.

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Episode 26- 3 Tips for handling the overwhelm

Aug 06, 2020

 

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Let me be clear, I am not a therapist or psychologist. I’m a mom that has done a lot of work on my own mind so I can be a better person, mom, wife, daughter, friend. 

  1. Label it. 

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Why is putting our feelings into words beneficial?  A brain imaging study by UCLA psychologists which appears in the journal Psychological Science, may give us the answer.  Verbalizing our negative feelings makes excessive or persistent sadness, anger and pain less intense.

Do the work yourself to see.

When you recognize the feeling of uneasiness stop.

Either verbal label the feeling or write it down. “I am feeling anxious, nervous, uneasy, apprehensive.” You get my drift. According to science the response in your brain happens because you have...

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Episode 25- 3 ways to help them transition by focusing on you

Jul 21, 2020

While your student is no longer a toddler and under your roof 24/7 your attitude and behavior still influence them and how they think/respond.


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How to help your college student by helping yourself.

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Episode 22- Gap Year or Growth Year

Jun 20, 2020

 

Gap Year, Yes or No

 

Reasons for a gap year.

The good things about a growth year.

The things to 'worry' about a gap year.

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Episode 21- Dorm Room Do's and Don'ts

Jun 16, 2020

Episode 21-Dorm rooms Do’s and Don’ts 

  • Homework
  • What to buy now and take with you
  • What to buy there or ship
  • What not to buy

 

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Episode 20- Academic and Emotional Support

Jun 02, 2020

Your kiddo wants to return to campus. Your stance on the pandemic….social distancing, masks, vaccines…..is important but I want to share some things you can help your student investigate and get prepared now….before they need it or to have it ready to go when they arrive.

 

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Episode 19- Advising Deep Dive

May 28, 2020

Sharing how to help your student really take advantage of their advising appointment. 

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