Moms of College Kids

College - they're kind of grown up, but still are our kids. How often to stay in touch, how much info do you want/need, what's our 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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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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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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When they come home...

College brings a lot of new freedom (no curfew, eating what they want, drinking, ect). How do you handle these habits when they're home on break without making them feel like a...