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 20 year old daughter

My soon to be 20 year daughter has two jobs, pays for the majority of her bills, which include phone, one school loan, her recently purchased car, personal necessities. But I'm...

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Julia 21 years old part time daughter

My 21 year old lives at home sometimes when she is not with her 2 year old Boyfriend which whom we have had little or no contact, he is very shy, although offer to spend time...

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Wedding gift idea for my daughter?

My daughter is gettting married in four months. Her dad and I divorced when she was little, and due to his connections, he got physical placement of our two kids, then moved...

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All of my kids are gone

I have had children in my home around me since age 19, I am now 62 and my granddaughter and my great granddaughter have now moved out. I have a husband who works and three dogs...

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care package

I have been great about sending my daughter gifts/care packages all year but now we are into finals week I totally dropped the ball. What can I do that is instant other than...

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Advice and donations for triplet stroller

Hello everyone, I am 22 weeks pregnant with triplets (2 girls 1 boy!) Im currently accepting donations to purchase the stroller and carseat. Also, I need advice from other...

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grief / child leaving for college

I lost my oldest son in auto accident two and a half years ago. Have done our best to cope and continue to be productive in life. Ourmidfle child, daughter has married and had...

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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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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 happens after last child grows up

I have 4 children....the last one is 17 and ready to go in Navy in2 years....I have ajob..a car...a place of living.....the fear I have is being lonely when shes gone.I know all...

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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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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...