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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Financial obligation

My 21 yr old son lives at home and attends a local college part time. He works full time. We pay for his tuition. He wants to move in with his girlfriend and wants us to...

Started by Cindy on 10/08/2014 in Moms Of College Kids

Last update on 10/10/2014 by ♫ Shawnn ♪♫♫

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college

My girl just started college in july. She is really stressed up and thinks she is the only one going through a tough time adjusting to college life. Anyone out there whose child...

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My son

My son is leaving for MMA next Thursday and I feel lost

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My son

My son is leaving for MMA next Thursday and I feel lost

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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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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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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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College Boy's Mood Swing

Hi. I'm wondering what kind of diagnosis you could call a 20 year old, who has mood swings, such as crying, narscistic behavior, arguing, and then suddenly changes to laughing...

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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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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 ♪♫♫