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.
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...
Started by Theresa on 08/08/2012 in Moms Of College Kids
Last update on 03/07/2013 by Nancy
Our insurance won't carry our son after he turns 23 even though he is a full-time student. Does anyone have any suggestions positive or negative on insurance for college...
Started by Marianna on 02/09/2009 in Moms Of College Kids
Last update on 03/01/2013 by Teresa Ann
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...
Started by Kelci on 11/14/2012 in Moms Of College Kids
Last update on 02/27/2013 by Eleanor
Started by Gail on 02/02/2013 in Moms Of College Kids
Last update on 02/15/2013 by Anne
My daughter and I have always been the best of friends, I feel now she will not feel that way, I hurt often miss her terriblly. We talk 4 or 5 times a day but is not the same as...
Started by Gena on 09/02/2009 in Moms Of College Kids
Last update on 02/01/2013 by Claire
I have a daughter who lives 6 hours away in college. I pay her tuition, rent for an off-campus studio, car note, food stipend, and until recently her car insurance. Her job...
Started by Lisa on 01/06/2010 in Moms Of College Kids
Last update on 01/24/2013 by Bobbi Jean
I raised 2 of my husband's daughter's when they were 3 years old & 5 years old, because there biological mother left them and there dad. They are now 17 & 19 years old. The 17...
Started by Gracie on 07/26/2009 in Moms Of College Kids
Last update on 01/07/2013 by Evelyn
My 23 year old daughter, soon to be 24 never comes home at night. She goes to school, then work, then comes home and changes and leaves every night. This is not acceptable to...
Started by Eva on 12/30/2012 in Moms Of College Kids
Last update on 12/30/2012 by Evelyn
Long story.... Our son was kicked out of his mothers home, went to live with his boss. The boss kicked him out because he was doing drugs and not coming home at a reasonable...
Started by Trish on 12/07/2012 in Moms Of College Kids
Last update on 12/28/2012 by Denise
Should I expect my daughter to come home for weekend visits or wait until the holidays? Should I be hurt when she says she's staying at school and will be home for holidays but...
Started by Josephine on 09/10/2012 in Moms Of College Kids
Last update on 12/16/2012 by Evelyn
i have 4 children nick is my last one in the house and he is almost done and ready for college my kids have been my whole life
Started by Collene on 07/23/2010 in Moms Of College Kids
Last update on 12/16/2012 by Mardi
Tried therapy, tried everything... Mine is 21. When she was younger, I demanded that she study. Sent her to the best prep schools. (I guess this is where I made my mistake)...
Started by Carol on 10/12/2012 in Moms Of College Kids
Last update on 12/16/2012 by Mardi
I was dreading moving day this past week, both my husband and my son were off on a fishing trip and weren't going to be able to help. My daughter just graduated college and was...
Started by Nancy on 12/04/2012 in Moms Of College Kids
Last update on 12/04/2012 by Nancy
This question is from two moms of college students who started a company (Beantown Bedding) to offer compostable and biodegradable bed sheets ("bedsox") for college students....
Started by Kirsten on 11/14/2012 in Moms Of College Kids
Last update on 11/14/2012 by Kirsten
Hi everyone. I'm new here. I have an only child (son) who has been accepted at college for the fall. He will be 3 hours away. I have been at home for the last 18 years and am an...
Started by Meg on 02/24/2014 in Moms Of College Kids
Last update on 02/28/2014 by Athina
I'm just wondering if this is normal? My son is the oldest of 4 and this is his first year in college. It was extremely emotional for both of us when we turned the lights out...
Started by Monica on 08/28/2013 in Moms Of College Kids
Last update on 08/31/2013 by Ramona
I'm a dad who is remarried (the divorce was triggered by the ex a decade ago by her after she "fell out of love with me" following 16 years of marriage. We had two children, a...
Started by J on 10/29/2013 in Moms Of College Kids
Last update on 11/01/2013 by J
I have posted before but let me give you a quick recap. Male, age 53, married 1st time 17 yrs., then divorced (ex-wife's doing --and she cheated), but we have two kids -- son,...
Started by J on 03/09/2014 in Moms Of College Kids
Last update on 07/12/2014 by J
Daughter graduated in 2011, and she is feeling depressed and lacks motivation. She has worked for Subway over a year, and believes she wants to attend college, but doesn't know...
Started by Linda on 11/01/2013 in Moms Of College Kids
Last update on 12/13/2013 by Allison
What did you find helpful to deal with the sense of grief?
Started by CTreloar on 08/26/2013 in Moms Of College Kids
Last update on 10/21/2013 by Kimberly
My son is a freshman in college, and I miss him a lot. How can I check in without making him feel like I am a "helicopter mom?" It's his first year at college and first time...
Started by Michelle on 10/26/2013 in Moms Of College Kids
Last update on 01/21/2014 by Teresa