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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My girls were my best friends

My daughters 21 & 19, one is 3rd year pre-med, the other dropped out of 1st year college "because she wasn't ready', but the last 1 1/2 years their father and I were going...

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I have a prayer request

I have a 20 Yr old daughter who has always been a christian. She has been dating a christian boy since she was 15. They are best friends. He is the youth pastor in our church...

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She's turning 18 tomorrow

The pains of parenthood never end. There is no book with a set of instructions on how to be the best parent. We simply do our best and learn along the way. Tough Love is what...

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20-year old is pregnant

So I found out my 20-year old daughter is pregnant. She is in college and still lives at home. We have always had a some what free spirited parenting approach. Our children are...

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Out of control 22 year old

I have a 22 year old son whom I and his stepfather are putting through nursing school ( his choice) and he is not doing his part. He is verbally abusive to me when my husband...

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My 20 year sneaking in boyfriend.

It has not been the first time that my 20 year old daughter has snuck her boyfriends I'm the house. This would be the second time she gets caught by me. The first time I caught...

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19 year old daughter

Hello, my daughter will be 19 in 20 days has been dating her boyfriend for 5 years (broke up a couple times). She is a good student and has always maintained good grades in...

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Two. Angry sisters

I have two daughters, oldest 20' youngest 19. They used to be close now they hate each other. They both live at home while they go to school and work. Sorry it's hard...

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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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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...

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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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College loans

How to be supportive to your fresh man child who is starting college but at same time not overburdened with college loans

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College loans

How to be supportive to your fresh man child who is starting college but at same time not overburdened with college loans

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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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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...

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College loans

How to be supportive to your fresh man child who is starting college but at same time not overburdened with college loans

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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...