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Sentimental Gift Ideas Perfect For College Move In Day

Sentimental Gift Ideas Perfect For College Move In Day

With college move in day fast approaching, the emotional reality of this milestone really starts to creep in. The day your child leaves for college is a whirlwind at the end of a long countdown after weeks if not months of planning, shopping,...

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Behind The Wheel: The Complete Guide To Teen Driving

Behind The Wheel: The Complete Guide To Teen Driving

If it is possible to pinpoint the most stressful time of the teen years, it just might be when our kids get behind the wheel of a car. Positively Squared Away is pleased to present this comprehensive Teen Driving series to guide and support parents...

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How To Prepare And Pack For College Move In Day

How To Prepare And Pack For College Move In Day

Ok, here we go. If you're reading this, it's getting real, and college move in day is probably fast approaching. You're likely exhausted from the past couple of months. College decisions, prom, graduation, dorm shopping, wild swings in emotions,...

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The Best Dorm Room Deals On Amazon Prime Day | 2022

The Best Dorm Room Deals On Amazon Prime Day | 2022

This is now a summary post of the more than 120 awesome dorm deals that we brought you live throughout the 48 hours of Amazon Prime Day 2022. Please note that most of these deals are for Prime Members only. If you currently don't have Amazon Prime,...

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25 Important Tips For Dorm Room And College Campus Safety

25 Important Tips For Dorm Room And College Campus Safety

It is easy to get caught up in shopping for the fun stuff - dorm room decor, storage ideas, dorm bedding and laptops for college, but make sure to also consider dorm room safety and safety on campus as you prepare to head off to college. According...

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How To Layer A Perfectly Comfortable Dorm Bed

How To Layer A Perfectly Comfortable Dorm Bed

Congratulations! You or your child are off to college soon, and now you're wondering how to turn that bare, probably previously used, dorm mattress into a wonderfully comfortable dorm bed to get them through this first important year of college....

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Easy Overnight Mexican Breakfast Casserole

Easy Overnight Mexican Breakfast Casserole

I was not a fan of breakfast casseroles. Sausage, eggs, cheese and lots of bread. They were fine and worked well as breakfast for a crowd, but the amount of time it took to put it together and then bake wasn't worth the mostly bland flavor when it...

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