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My husband and I were still adjusting to our new empty-nester lifestyle, as our daughter, Alex, had moved to an out-of-state college just months before. Everything was fine – or so we thought – until the late-night call that no parent ever wants to receive. “Mom, it’s me. I’m okay … but it’s really bad,” […]

As college students embark upon their spring break adventures, now may be an appropriate time for parents to think about their children’s safety. Research shows that two-thirds of the 60 percent of college students that drank alcohol in the past month engaged in binge drinking. Those numbers rise during spring break. According to the CDC, […]

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This holiday season, who really needs another scarf, candle or tie? Parents are hotwired to do things for their sons and daughters that make their lives easier. But at this phase of their development, it’s more effective to empower these young adults by giving them the tools to help them take better care of themselves […]

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August 26, 2017
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It’s hard to believe that the new school year is upon us. Soon your student will be settled into their new surroundings and acclimated to college life. Everything is under control…until the unexpected occurs. Whether you’re a student or a parent, most people — from both generations — don’t think about being prepared until it’s […]