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 have 2 children. 21 and 25. They act like I'm their sole friend and are so reliant on me and my time that I feel smothered. I'm a newly wed and give up so much time with my...
Started by Laern on 08/21/2012 in Moms Of College Kids
Last update on 08/30/2012 by Sharon
I keep hearing that freshman need to give college time and that it will get easier. How long does it take for most kids to realize this is for them or not? My son is on the...
Started by LISA on 09/16/2009 in Moms Of College Kids
Last update on 08/29/2012 by Judith C
My son is leaving in four days for a year, for his junior year in college in Frankfurt. I know I'm going to cry and he hates it when I cry, like bad hates it. I get really...
Started by Jane on 08/26/2012 in Moms Of College Kids
Last update on 08/28/2012 by Sharon
hey, my daughter Melia is 18, She is a freshman @ UNC Wilmington, It has been extremly difficult for me to let go . I thought that I had been through a death. She and I have...
Started by Beth on 09/15/2009 in Moms Of College Kids
Last update on 08/17/2012 by Rachel
Has anybody tried bedsox? They're disposable sheets for college kids. I saw them on Amazon - cool idea.
Started by Bostonmutti on 08/10/2012 in Moms Of College Kids
Last update on 08/14/2012 by Ramona
In two weeks my youngest child will graduate from high school. She has taken us places and made memories that we will always treasure. She is a four year varsity softball...
Started by Jaye on 05/08/2012 in Moms Of College Kids
Last update on 08/14/2012 by Sandy
My college age daughter has worked since hard since high school academically as well as to ensure she did not hook up with wrong crowd. She is now involved with a young man who...
Started by SANDY on 08/14/2012 in Moms Of College Kids
Last update on 08/14/2012 by SANDY
Started by Debra on 07/12/2012 in Moms Of College Kids
Last update on 08/13/2012 by Marilyn
I had my daughter when I was 16 so I never went thru any of this. becoming a mother at 16 threw me into growing up quick. Her Father has been out of the picture since she was 2...
Started by Melissa on 08/11/2012 in Moms Of College Kids
Last update on 08/13/2012 by Sandy
My son is nineteen and for the past six years has experimented with drugs and primarily uses pot, My sons father and I had shared parenting for fifteen years and son was with me...
Started by Sandy on 08/11/2012 in Moms Of College Kids
Last update on 08/11/2012 by Sandy
My daughter has already finished one year in college and has two more two go. She doesn't want to be at a community college, because it doesn't gi've her the true college...
Started by Debra on 07/22/2012 in Moms Of College Kids
Last update on 08/08/2012 by Karen
My daughter left for freshman year determined not to gain the "freshman 15." She definitely succeeded; however, her college choice didn't work out (partially because she was...
Started by Anne on 07/09/2012 in Moms Of College Kids
Last update on 07/13/2012 by Anne