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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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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Daughter in College Do u lose your BF

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...

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My son is a loner

My son is a loner, goes to college 2x's a week and is doing great with grades but does not socialize ay all. Is there a positive approach to get him out of the house? He is...

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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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Need Advice please

Hello everyone, I am actually a college student and I need advice about family. I thought this would be a place to ask. First, i am an only child, 21 yrs old, senior in...

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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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Need Advice please

Hello everyone, I am actually a college student and I need advice about family. I thought this would be a place to ask. First, i am an only child, 21 yrs old, senior in...

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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...