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Best College Move In Checklist for Parents

Best College Move In Checklist for Parents

College Move In Checklist for Parents You have known this day was coming for several months. You have shopped for all the dorm necessities on the College Dorm Shopping List, have them packed up, and everything is in the front hall ready to go in the car....

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Spring Finals Care Package

Spring Finals Care Package

Spring Finals Care Package Summer is almost here! But, first the college kids have to take their finals. Send the college student in your life a Spring Finals Care Package. This post has all of the box decorations, tags, and stickers to make the perfect care...

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15 Ways to Keep Your Child Safe at College

15 Ways to Keep Your Child Safe at College

How can you keep your child safe at college? This is something that I think we all worry about when our kids are gone to college or out into the real world. This worrying will never stop for us, but we can rest a little bit easier if we prepare our kids.

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Easter Care Package

Easter Care Package

Easter Care Package Sometimes our college and adult children are unable to make the trip home for Easter. While that can leave us sitting alone at church or having no one to plan lunch and games for, we can still send them some love and Easter joy with an Easter Care...

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Saint Patrick’s Day Care Package

Saint Patrick’s Day Care Package

Saint Patrick's Day Care Package Sending a Saint Patrick's Day Care Package is so much fun for both the giver and the recipient. You will find way more unique items to include in your Saint Patrick's Day Care Package than will ever fit in the box. The Saint Patrick's...

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5 Valentine’s Day Care Package Ideas

5 Valentine’s Day Care Package Ideas

Valentine's Day Care Package Our kids have been back at college for a month. Now it's February. It's cold. And sometimes it's lonely. Even if they have a Valentine, a package from home with funny puns, snacks, and gifts will make their day. I have created care...

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Finals Care Package

Finals Care Package

Finals Care Package College finals come quickly. Your kids make a quick trip home for Thanksgiving and then take their fall semester finals in a week or two after they return to school. Get your finals care package ready to go in the mail right after Thanksgiving. If...

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Fall Care Package

Fall Care Package

Fall Care Package It's been a few weeks since school started. Your college student is settling in, but can always use some encouragement from home. No reason to wait until Halloween to send a care package! This fall care package is called "Hey, Pumpkin" and is full of...

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The Big List of Back to College Tips and Resources

The Big List of Back to College Tips and Resources

Back to College Tips Yikes! The day is almost here - the day you will take your child to college for the first time or send them off for another year. There is so much to do and think about. We have put together this Big List of Back to College Tips and Resources to...

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Back to School Care Package

Back to School Care Package

Back to School Care Package Help your students start the new school year with a Back to School care package! Get one in the mail now so it will be there in plenty of time for a first day of school picture with their package. This care package is created for your...

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