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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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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Help me be the calm, reasonable authority

Hi All. This is a first-time post for me and I need some advice, maybe some scripts for a family meeting/confrontation. I don't want to come off as sarcastic or angry, just...

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Freshman homesickness

My daughter just started college in another state and is already so homesick that she is talking about quitting. She cries all the time and isn't eating or sleeping. I don't...

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letting go

My daughter is away at college, she's doing very well. So I suggest going back to school with her due to the snow storm she;s a new driver, but she really does'nt want me to....

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Financial Assistance to Teenagers?

I am a step-mother to a 19-year old who lives with his mother full-time. Before he turned 18 he visited us every other weekend (according to the child custody agreement). He...

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Heartbroken mother

I don't know if this is the right thread for my story but I'm so distressed I want to get things off my chest. I had a very close relationship with my daughters until their...

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Empty nest blues

Dunno why I thought having successful independent and excellent human beings as children would put me in to this lonely and depressed state of mind... I love them and miss them...

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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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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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College mom gets the blues!

I was hoping this group was more moms like me that are so proud and yet get so lonely when the kids are away at college working on their goals in life. Instead I found a lot of...

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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...

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College and piercings

My 18 year old daughter has completed her first semester of college. She's an art major and is very talented . However, I have just discovered she has gotten 2 more piercings up...

Started by Elizabeth on 12/20/2015 in Moms Of College Kids

Last update on 02/20/2016 by ♫ Shawnn ♪♫♫