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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Help me be the calm, reasonable authority

Hi All. This is a first-time post for me and I need some advice, maybe some scripts for a family meeting/confrontation. I don't want to come off as sarcastic or angry, just...

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Freshman homesickness

My daughter just started college in another state and is already so homesick that she is talking about quitting. She cries all the time and isn't eating or sleeping. I don't...

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letting go

My daughter is away at college, she's doing very well. So I suggest going back to school with her due to the snow storm she;s a new driver, but she really does'nt want me to....

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College care package ideas?

I just sent my kids healthy snacks (granola bars, popcorn) and things like razor blades, socks, Tide Pods, and Bedsox (sheets they throw away instead of washing). Looking for...

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Moving BACK HOME

Ok, anyone else dealing with Adult Children (such an oxymoron don't you think???) moving back home? My son, 20, moved back after one semester at college. He hated the small...

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what if she

What if ur baby girl is all grawn 'up and u start seeing changea then she said mom im ptegnet:what will u do? Talk to me

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Looking forward to an empty nest.

Anyone out there looking forward to having an empty nest? I really love my kids but having a 22, 19, and 18 year old under the same roof is making crazy! I am so ready for the...

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When to allow daughter to "fly the nest"?

I am 18 and graduating in early June. I love my mother to death as she has always been there for me, my first true best friend. And unfortunately, we have both been through a...

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When to allow daughter to "fly the nest"?

I am 18 and graduating in early June. I love my mother to death as she has always been there for me, my first true best friend. And unfortunately, we have both been through a...

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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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Financial obligation

My 21 yr old son lives at home and attends a local college part time. He works full time. We pay for his tuition. He wants to move in with his girlfriend and wants us to...

Started by Cindy on 10/08/2014 in Moms Of College Kids

Last update on 10/10/2014 by ♫ Shawnn ♪♫♫

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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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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...

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college

My girl just started college in july. She is really stressed up and thinks she is the only one going through a tough time adjusting to college life. Anyone out there whose child...