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 20 year old daughter

My soon to be 20 year daughter has two jobs, pays for the majority of her bills, which include phone, one school loan, her recently purchased car, personal necessities. But I'm...

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Julia 21 years old part time daughter

My 21 year old lives at home sometimes when she is not with her 2 year old Boyfriend which whom we have had little or no contact, he is very shy, although offer to spend time...

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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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Angry college son.

My 18 year old rising college sophomore has always had a strong personality. He was never lovey dovey with anyone. In high school he became meaner and angrier toward us and his...

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Angry college son.

My 18 year old rising college sophomore has always had a strong personality. He was never lovey dovey with anyone. In high school he became meaner and angrier toward us and his...

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Angry college son.

My 18 year old rising college sophomore has always had a strong personality. He was never lovey dovey with anyone. In high school he became meaner and angrier toward us and his...

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Angry college son.

My 18 year old rising college sophomore has always had a strong personality. He was never lovey dovey with anyone. In high school he became meaner and angrier toward us and his...

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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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Two very different girls

My girls, age 23 and 21, are very different and have made very different choices in life. Older one stayed home and goes to college locally, her choice, works full time by her...

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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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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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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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Changing bedrooms

My husband and I have a blended family. The kids are 22,21,15,13 and 6. After a rough 8 months we had the 21 year stepdaughter leave our home. My husband doesn't want to convert...

Started by Danadoo1013 on 02/25/2017 in Moms Of College Kids

Last update on 02/26/2017 by Danadoo1013