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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"Empty Nest"

My youngest son is moving into his own place Saturday and getting ready for college. It feels like my life will also end...I've read posts of moms who are looking forward to...

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16 years old an alcohol

My son will be 16 next month, we are going to give him a little party with his friens is it correct to give him beer to drink or just coca cola?

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only child heading to college...blues

I don't want to hinder it stifle the creativity, exploration, and independence that can come with attending college for a young teen. But how do I cope with her being gone when...

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Daughter Wants to Transfer College....for a Boy!

My daughter is a freshman at a University located 8 hours away, by car, in another state. Academically she is doing well, a member of a sorority, and seems to have a good group...

Started by Jenny on 03/30/2014 in Moms Of College Kids

Last update on 05/28/2014 by ♫ Shawnn ♪♫♫

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Love Her, Don't Like Her

Our 20 year old daughter is home for the summer. In anticipation of the typical college to home life transition issues, my husband and I laid out our expectations: get a job,...

Started by Hanna on 05/26/2014 in Moms Of College Kids

Last update on 05/27/2014 by ♫ Shawnn ♪♫♫

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My 22 year old hates me and I love her so much

I am so glad I found this post. My daughter is tearing me apart. I cry all the time. I have given her everything. Her father did not do anything for her. She is 22 years old and...

Started by Georgia on 04/22/2014 in Moms Of College Kids

Last update on 05/13/2014 by ♫ Shawnn ♪♫♫

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Disrespectful Daughter

Hi. I have a soon to be 20 year old daughter whom I was very close to until she turned 18 years old. She moved out that with a guy she met on the internet. They have been...

Started by Karen on 04/29/2014 in Moms Of College Kids

Last update on 05/13/2014 by ♫ Shawnn ♪♫♫

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Fantasizing about son's friend...

Okay, I feel horrible about this! Firstly, my husband and I truly have a fantastic sex life, but I'm always still very horny... My son's friend is very attractive; when he has...

Started by Rosa on 05/09/2014 in Moms Of College Kids

Last update on 05/13/2014 by ♫ Shawnn ♪♫♫

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Mother's Day and son in college

Mothers I'm having a dilemma! My son is in college. He is 1 hour and half away, so I haven't seen him since Christmas, so I've been outing off visiting him bc of my busy...

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Mother's Day and son in college

Mothers I'm having a dilemma! My son is in college. He is 1 hour and half away, so I haven't seen him since Christmas, so I've been outing off visiting him bc of my busy...

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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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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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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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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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Hello and would love to connect

Does anyone live near Ventura CA and their child is leaving for college? I would love to connect! It is a difficult time! Thanks so much! Please reply to this message.Julie

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Disrespectful 20 year old

My 20 year old daughter has been a nightmare for over 3 years. She will curse, tell us to f.... off and curse us to stay out of her life on a weekly basis. She is unable to take...

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What are your kids majors?

I'm excited to be able to join this group! My daughter is 19 in November, graduated last summer and started college this fall. She sings opera and is majoring in vocal...

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mom in dilemma

My logical mind reminds me that my 21 daughter is an adult who should be given freedom to stay out late and do sleepovers. BUT my maternal instinct is to know where and whom she...