7 Ways To Make The College Transition Easier
Endless trips to Target. Moving boxes scattered everywhere. It's almost that time... Do you have a child going off to college soon? (Sorry, I know it's a touchy subject... stop crying!) It actually won't be as bad as you are thinking. You will be enjoying your new found independence in no time. I have some ways to make the transition easier for you.
Image from Huffington Post
1. Give them space. - Let them settle in and be content with the amount of effort they are putting in. You'll be surprised at how often they do call!
2. Understand that your role is changing. - They are going to become more independent, leaving your role less hands-on.
3. Ask how classes are going, but don't demand a report on grades. - Flunking is NOT okay. But unless this is happening, you don't need to know.
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H/T Huffington Post