As the summer ticks by, those of you with recent high schools grads are likely filled with a combination of dread and relief that your young adult is about to head off to college (I've been there: this final summer at home can be a doozy!). Between the dorm shopping and drama, there are a few practical matters you may want to tackle in the remaining weeks. For example, how confident are you in your teen's laundry washing skills? Budgeting savvy? Emergency preparedness? To help you say farewell knowing you've armed your child with the skills for success, here are a couple of helpful reads:
From Huffington Post, check out:
- 30 Practical Things Students Need to Know Before Heading Off to College and
- 10 Conversations You Need To Have With Your Kids Between College Acceptance and College Drop-Off.
Stay strong, parents!