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Moving on Up

Michelle Verne December 6, 2010

Student-parents at CSUN, This will be my last post on the student-parent college blog.  As I graduate and move on to my life's next endeavors, I look back on the past five years I've spent in college...

Out with the Old, in with the New

Michelle Verne November 29, 2010

Student-Parents at CSUN, Holiday season is a busy time for parents of small children.  One of the reasons is because they're always growing out of everything.  Whether it's clothes or toys, they grow...

Best Deals are after Christmas

Michelle Verne November 29, 2010

Student-parents at CSUN, It's hard to believe the holidays are fast approaching, it seems like Halloween just passed.  The minute witches and spiders left the store shelves, they were replaced with...

Make Time for You

Michelle Verne November 15, 2010

Student-parents at CSUN, Finals are near and so is Thanksgiving break.  It's a perfect time to catch up on some studying and to prepare for those tests, but it's just as important to take time out...

Dealing with an Angry Child

Michelle Verne November 8, 2010

Student-parents at CSUN, For the last couple  months, I've experienced something new with my 2 year old that I haven't experienced much with my older boys, and that's getting angry.  She's recently...

Leaps in Learning Language

Michelle Verne October 25, 2010

Student-parents at CSUN, Babies begin to learn language from the first time their born.  They develop an eagerness to communicate as soon as they leave the womb.  It's evident that the parents voices...

Developing Relationships

Michelle Verne October 18, 2010

Student-parents at CSUN, My daughter is approaching her third birthday and is currently in preschool.  This is a time when making friends is easiest, she doesn't need me to make any introductions,...

Ready for more Responsibility

Michelle Verne October 11, 2010

Student-parents at CSUN, Need more help at home?  If you’re first, second or third grader is showing signs of increased competence, it’s time to up their responsibility.  Kids always ask for the...

Digital Tween Craze

Michelle Verne October 4, 2010

Dear Student-parents at CSUN, If there’s a child in your family that’s reaching the tween stage, then you might find that they’re starting to spend too much time with technology.  My son is almost...

Cool Websites for Kids

Michelle Verne September 27, 2010

Dear Student-parents at CSUN, My kids begin to ask me questions about the computer when they hit two-years-old.  It was then that I decided to develop a list of websites that would help to further...

Tired of Waiting

Michelle Verne September 14, 2010

Student-parents at CSUN, Taking a child somewhere that requires waiting can sometimes be a nightmare.  The longer the wait, the worse it can get.  This can really test a parent’s patience.  Trying...

Back to School Jitters

Michelle Verne August 31, 2010

Student-parents at CSUN, Getting back to school after summer break is difficult for a traditional college student.  Now imagine adding a child or two to this equation.  It becomes double the trouble,...

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