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School’s In! 10 Things Parents Of College Age Kids Need To Know!
Exactly one week ago, I dropped my oldest daughter, Abbi, off at school. Not high-school, not a daily excursion where I see her again at the end of the day. I dropped her her off at college in another state, roughly 9 hours from our home. Emotional, sure, even a bit harrowing at times. Still, it could have been much harder. But getting up on Sunday morning, the home quieter by 1/5 and her room stark in its emptiness, wasn’t quite as difficult. Why? Because I did a lot of things to make me feel better about her leaving…and that involved giving myself an education.
So if you’re doing this in the near future, are 10 things you need to know before you watch your child say “bye” and head into the secure entrance of the dorm…