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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First kid to leave home for college

I know that I am not alone in my feeling about the first college drop off but wow it is hard. I miss my son sooooooo much and at the same time want the best for him. I know that...

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College Care Packages!

My son goes to CU and my daughter just graduated from the U of A and I never found a college care package company that I loved or my kids loved. So I started my own because...

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Son's girlfriend pregnant

I just learned last night that my 21 year old college student 's girlfriend is 14 weeks pregnant. She is 29 I believe . They have been dating over two years and moved in...

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Relief

I was so happy that my son came home this past weekend. It made me feel so much better about this phase of life. Not so much seeing him but knowing that this is where he chose...

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the other coast

Hi, This is my first post. Saturday my only son left to go back to college in Florida, we live in California. Even though this is his senior year every time he leaves I am so...

Started by Christina on 08/24/2015 in Moms Of College Kids

Last update on 08/24/2015 by Aster302516

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18 year old disrespect

Hi, this is my first post here! I have an 18 year old who will be starting college next week. She'll be living at home and commuting. I have to say that the last 10 months...

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College loans

How to be supportive to your fresh man child who is starting college but at same time not overburdened with college loans

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College loans

How to be supportive to your fresh man child who is starting college but at same time not overburdened with college loans

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College loans

How to be supportive to your fresh man child who is starting college but at same time not overburdened with college loans

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Empty nest syndrome.

My son is the only child and is on his way to college. I have structured my life around his. Now what do I do, when he's gone.

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UNiDAYS for student discounts!

Fellow Mothers! I meant to come post this during Back to School shopping, sorry! I just wanted you all to be aware of the Student Discount platform UNiDAYS! You & your kids...

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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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Help with 20 year old

Things are so tense at my house! My son hates me. I noticed he was sick. I asked him if I could go and buy him some drinks or medicine or soup. He looked at me and said,...

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College Student Safety

I came across your website and immediately thought you could be the perfect one to pass this information along to college parents. The Smart Beacon offers a one touch SOS...

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UNiDAYS for student discounts!

Fellow Mothers! I meant to come post this during Back to School shopping, sorry! I just wanted you all to be aware of the Student Discount platform UNiDAYS! You & your kids...

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Anyone over 40 who use a Mirena

I'm 44 and have the Mirena for 5 weeks now. I'm going in for my first string check in a couple of days and plan to stick it out. I haven't had any really problems in the pelvic...

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Help with 20 year old

Things are so tense at my house! My son hates me. I noticed he was sick. I asked him if I could go and buy him some drinks or medicine or soup. He looked at me and said,...

Started by Pam on 09/01/2016 in Moms Of College Kids

Last update on 09/03/2016 by ♫ Shawnn ♪♫♫

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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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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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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 ♪♫♫