Creative Writing Camp: Writing Young Adult Fiction, children ages 11 to 15 explore young adult fiction and learn how to write for their age group, 9 a.m.-noon July 19-23, Bethel College, 1001 Bethel Circle, Mishawaka; (574) 807-7000.
You may ponder how “the employed” could feel jealous? After all, they are “bringing home the bacon” and living up to that most cherished of egotistical titles, “provider.” Please, give yourself a break. We live in a period of social role transition. “Old school” paradigms are being turned into powder and you’re in the crucible. If your dad was off at work while mom “raised” you (which makes you sound like a crop, by the way), then you are part of the outdated “good old” days. Those are the same days when girls weren’t allowed in the school career center and boys were not allowed into home economics classes.
You might also consider doing internships so that you can get a feel for the kinds of jobs you’d get with different majors. Internships are great even if you have to work for free. You can explore your career options without making any long-term commitments. You don’t want to find out after you’ve completed a program that you hate the career path you’ve chosen.
The notion of forcing everyone to reduce salt at once is problematic for both chefs and consumers. First, who will police it? If it can be policed, who is going to buy products produced in one state when other states provide products that are tastier?
Make a loan. Low interest rates make this an easy time to loan your children money. You have to be willing to take the risk of losing the money but if you set up a payment plan and trust your children it can be a great way to offer your child some financial help while teaching them about fiscal responsibility.
Movie Magic Camp will be held from August 2-6 from 9:00am-11:00a.m. Ages: 3rd-5th grade is invited to participate. Join Chef April Howell for food and fun centered favorite children’s movies. Favorites being cooked up will be from Ratatouille, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Shrek, and more!
What to do you love to do? Perhaps there is a field of study that really sparks your interest, or maybe you’ve taken courses that you really loved. Think about your past work experiences. What did you like and dislike about those jobs? You should also consider the hobbies you enjoy. Were you involved in any extracurricular activities? Transfer those hobbies and interests into your major and career choice.
Prepare yourself for changes in life paths. It is likely that your new grad may be coming up with new ideas for their future. If they’re plan isn’t working out as they like they may have to be flexible in order for them to more forward on their career path. Don’t get frustrated with them for changing their mind, simply offer your support and advice.