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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

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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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Extracurriculars That Look Great On Your College Application

Colleges want passonate, engaged, energetic students with leadership potential. Here’s how to show them that you are the student they’re looking for.

08/15/2013

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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 off to middle school, our sister company, Simon & Schuster has a book that’s perfect to beat those first-day jitters.

08/05/2013

Ryan Nece, former Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker, now leads the Ryan Nece Foundation (photo credit: ryannece.com)

The Current: Former Buccaneers Linebacker Ryan Nece, Junior League of St. Pete Back-to-School Care Fair

Did you miss this past weekend’s edition (July 28th) of CBS Tampa Bay’s The Current? No problem! Click the audio player above to catch the whole episode featuring: Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Ryan Nece […]

CBS Tampa–08/02/2013

Back-to-School Care Fair 2013 presented by the Junior League of St. Petersburg (photo credit: jlstpete.org)

Event: FREE Back-to-School Care Fair, Saturday August 3

Back-to-school time is right around the corner, and there’s no better place to get ready than the 17th Annual Back-to-School Care Fair presented by the Junior League of St. Petersburg! Kids (with parent or legal guardian) […]

CBS Tampa–08/02/2013

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Best Tips For Back-To-School Clothing, Supplies And The 2013 Sales Tax Holiday

Florida’s Sales Tax Holiday is back again in Tampa Bay this weekend to help you save money while getting your child the items they need for the 2013 – 2014 school year.

CBS Tampa–07/29/2013

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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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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