Moms of College Kids

College - they're kind of grown up, but still our kids. How often to stay in touch, how much info do you want/need, what's a mom's role in choosing classes, majors, etc. What about the the whole college application process? It is an exciting time, but also can be so stressful. Join the community and share your experiences going through this last chapter of childhood.

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Wedding gift idea for my daughter?

My daughter is gettting married in four months. Her dad and I divorced when she was little, and due to his connections, he got physical placement of our two kids, then moved...

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All of my kids are gone

I have had children in my home around me since age 19, I am now 62 and my granddaughter and my great granddaughter have now moved out. I have a husband who works and three dogs...

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care package

I have been great about sending my daughter gifts/care packages all year but now we are into finals week I totally dropped the ball. What can I do that is instant other than...

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Advice and donations for triplet stroller

Hello everyone, I am 22 weeks pregnant with triplets (2 girls 1 boy!) Im currently accepting donations to purchase the stroller and carseat. Also, I need advice from other...

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grief / child leaving for college

I lost my oldest son in auto accident two and a half years ago. Have done our best to cope and continue to be productive in life. Ourmidfle child, daughter has married and had...

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piercings

My daughter is trying to find herself and trying to do so by piercings. I don't agree with it and she is living in my home. Anyone have suggestions on how to handle this.

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Desperately need help!

Last June my beautiful daughter turned 18, graduated high school and moved to another state for college. She was a role model in church, a youth counselor, had goals to be...

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My son just left for medical school?

I know this is a group for moms of college kids. Are there any moms out there who have sent a child off to medical school? There is no group yet for this type of mom. Maybe I...

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Becoming an empty-nester

My last little chick is leaving the nest today. I am a mess. I don't know if it's because he's my only boy and the baby or if it's that all my babies are on their own. I have...

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18 year old that refuses to get a job

My 18 year old graduated from high school and refuses to look for a part time job. I give her gas money to go to college at a nearby community college. She says she hates me...

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Daughter in College Do u lose your BF

My daughter and I have always been the best of friends, I feel now she will not feel that way, I hurt often miss her terriblly. We talk 4 or 5 times a day but is not the same as...

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My son is a loner

My son is a loner, goes to college 2x's a week and is doing great with grades but does not socialize ay all. Is there a positive approach to get him out of the house? He is...

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Kicked Out...Now What?

My daughter, who is 18, is a pathological liar. I have wrongly tried to deal with this since she was in elementary school. I changed the locks on my doors 3 weeks ago and she...

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Text messages

MY child is away at school and we all have iPhones in the house and his iPhone was still linked to an old device .when I went to charge the device to give to my youngest I came...

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18 yr old wants to give #1 pick

My 18 yr old daughter is a high school senior and has been dating her boyfriend for 1 1/2 years. She is active in National Honor Society, theatre, choir/band, takes only...

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Kicked Out...Now What?

My daughter, who is 18, is a pathological liar. I have wrongly tried to deal with this since she was in elementary school. I changed the locks on my doors 3 weeks ago and she...

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College Boy's Mood Swing

Hi. I'm wondering what kind of diagnosis you could call a 20 year old, who has mood swings, such as crying, narscistic behavior, arguing, and then suddenly changes to laughing...

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My disrespectful adult child must get out!

My 22 year old daughter, soon to be 23, is so disrespectful. She has been this way for the last six years. Its a wonder that I am not incarcerated for hurting her. She blames me...

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College exam finals

Finals can be very stressful! Not much a parent can do especially with kids who are away from home. If you want a cool way to send a good luck wish check out www.examjolt.com.

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Daughter in college

I am a single parent an have a 19 year old daughter an 11 year old son. My daughter was informed ab out dorm life from her dad and since his finances are double than mines he...

Started by Sue on 05/03/2016 in Moms Of College Kids

Last update on 05/17/2016 by ♫ Shawnn ♪♫♫

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28 yr old daughter

My daughter is 28, lives with her boyfriend, is disrespectful to me, yells and screams at me for no reason when I ask her anything, she's also broke and partially blind, should...

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21 and stupid...

Hey there. I am 21 as of December and I feel like the stupidest teenage-minded girl ever, but I need advice from single moms please.. I know I'm old enough age wise to lose my...

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Graduation is tomorrow

Stepdaughter has become a nasty, spiteful young womam. She turned 18 in March, moved out April 1. Don't know why she hates me other than I told her "No" twice in 7 years and now...

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What's wrong with our generation?

My 23 year old daughter feels I owe her something & have to take care of her & my grandbabies. So at the age of 47 I had to make a decision to break. Tired of the...