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High School to College: Being A Supportive Parent

Apr 08, 2016

Money matters, flaky friends, dining dilemmas and rusty relationships are all going to be among a few of the hurdles they’ll face. Heartbreaks. Student/Teacher conflict. Overdrawn bank accounts. No change for laundry. Pub Nights. Peer pressure. Room-mate drama. You get the idea. But how will they do it all without… Continue Reading High School to College: Being A Supportive Parent

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This year, I am grateful for…

Dec 29, 2015

It seems like the perfect time of year to count my blessings. So here goes. This year, I am grateful for… The two most amazing grown children any mother could ask for. Alyssa is 20 years old now, and Jake is 19. Both live with chronic illness, but have not… Continue Reading This year, I am grateful for…

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I’m a Late Bloomer

Oct 03, 2015

Everyone has a passion. Each of us is unique, and so accordingly, we are unique in what matters most to us. That’s not to say that we can only have one true passion. I have a few. My #1 passion is definitely my family. I am so blessed to be… Continue Reading I’m a Late Bloomer

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Meal Planning 101

Sep 20, 2015

So, as promised, I am going to speak to you today about getting organized by using shopping lists and a meal planning strategy. If your family is anything like mine, you are super busy. Our lives seem to be go-go-go more now than ever! I find that when I am… Continue Reading Meal Planning 101

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More about Susan

Aug 11, 2015

Hi. I’m Susan and I am very excited to share my college experience with you. I am not your typical college student. I’m returning to school a little later in life, and would like to share my experiences with you.  Who knows, maybe seeing me live my college dream will… Continue Reading More about Susan

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More about Shannon

Aug 11, 2015

Hi! My name is Shannon Webb and I’m so happy to be involved in Team Experience! I am super excited to share my DC experience as a faculty member with the Schools of Interdisciplinary Studies and Health and Community Services. Maybe you’ll gain some insight into the life of a… Continue Reading More about Shannon

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More about Lori

Aug 11, 2015

Life is what you make of it Colleagues describe me as energetic, enthusiastic, task oriented, and always ready to accept a challenge.  I have been fortunate to work in various roles on the Durham College campus since 1997, providing a wide range of experiences and viewpoints of the college (student… Continue Reading More about Lori

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Pause and love yourself

Jul 27, 2015

Life requires us to play so many different roles in order to make things run smoothly. At any point in the day we may be Mom, Dad, spouse, confidant, advisor, shoulder to cry on and the list goes on and on. The constant morphing of personas leaves many of us… Continue Reading Pause and love yourself

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Finish what you have started

Jun 19, 2015

While most of us are on summer break we have started many things but many not finished them. Now is the time to finish them. You don’t have any excuses; while you’re on break you have plenty of time. Here are some things that I have started and not finished… Continue Reading Finish what you have started

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