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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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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Teens and chores

I am a disabled mom of 3 girls ages 10-16. I recently let my 16 yr old live with her Dad cause she was getting out of control and 2 other girls that were being affected by her...

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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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Financial Assistance to Teenagers?

I am a step-mother to a 19-year old who lives with his mother full-time. Before he turned 18 he visited us every other weekend (according to the child custody agreement). He...

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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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Heartbroken mother

I don't know if this is the right thread for my story but I'm so distressed I want to get things off my chest. I had a very close relationship with my daughters until their...

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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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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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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 ♪♫♫