Help My Child Adjust to College Life
One of the biggest transitions in a parent’s—and child’s—life is leaving for college. Both you and your child are excited and scared. What kind of help to give, as well as how much or how little, is often a great concern for parents. The line between support and interference can be very fine, and it can be both difficult and rewarding to walk. The following suggestions might help make the balancing act easier.
Take it from me: “Support your child whole-heartedly in all of his or her endeavors. After all, this is the time when they will transform into the people that you raised them to be.” –Students, University of Dayton, Flier News (Off to College: Tips from students who've been there, done that)