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529 Plans

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Care Package for a Boy in College

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My son and daughter are in there senior year of high school and the both of them are looking forward into going to college. I am having financial probl...


$$$$ For College

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Dorm Life

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Gift for College Student in Dorm

What can I get for my Godchild who is away at college in her first year? What would be good items to put in her carepackage? Thank you mamas for neve...


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My daughter will be heading off to college in the fall. I was wondering what it...


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The Empty Nest

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Help, Empty Nest Ideas!

I have been having such difficulty with "empty nest". I have 3 children and the youngest one has moved out about a year ago. What a shocker. I keep say...


Empty Nest Syndrome

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College Drop Off/family Vacation

For those who have done the college send off, I'd love your thoughts on combining that with a family vacation. My SD is going to school in Montreal and...



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College Tours

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Going Back to College

Hi Moms, Just looking for some advice/encouragement! I have 2 kids, work some part time jobs, and I am interested in going back to school in Spring...