It’s that time of year where some Merrimack Valley Moms are going to see their kids off to college for the first time. It can be a tough change. We’d love to hear from area moms about their experience letting go. Sound off in the comments, below. Who knows? We may contact you for a guest post on the Merrimack Valley Mom Blog!
Letting go doesn’t mean not being a part of your child’s (don’t call them that, anymore!) life. Collegeview.com is a great site that helps college students and their parents with this huge transition. Here is a snippet from What Every Parent of a First Year College Student Must Know:
As a parent, you want your student to succeed in college, but how can you help? Part of the college experience is learning to be independent and self-reliant, but you can still help your student as they grow toward total independence. Here are some of the areas your student may need help in, and what you can do to assist them.
It’s a great post, and I encourage you to read the rest of the column, here.
Whether your child is going to be a freshman in high school or college, there’s some valuable information. Share your tips below. How did you make the transition from home to dorm life? What did you do as a parent to stay involved? To let go?
Have a great weekend, moms!