In addition to the obvious college-related summer tasks, you should encourage your teen to work, and here’s why.
Although you always knew that this day would come, there is a part of you that is also dreading graduation. There’s a pretty good chance that you will experience some empty nest feelings.
During their teenage years, our greatest fear is the peer pressure they face to act recklessly. And in college, we’re afraid they will do something to put their lives in jeopardy because they are impaired by alcohol. These peer pressures keep parents up at night and even the most stalwart of heart frightened.
While over-parenting can be a problem, studies show that involved parents have more successful children. Here are five things parents should do to help prepare their teens for college.
Are you hovering around the helicopter parent line? Check this list of parenting mistakes we sometimes make with our college-bound teens.
Tough love. It’s a parenting tool every parent dreads; but in the college process, it’s invaluable.