One of the most emotional moments in the life of a family takes shape in households across the country in late summer to early fall: the time when college-bound students begin to leave home.
What does this mean for the parents who remain behind? The home is suddenly empty of the life that filled it now that their teen departed for school and begins the transition to adulthood.
How can you help your student handle this huge transition and prepare them to be successful when they're so far away?
This article explores the complicated feelings of saying good-bye, while also provides you, the parent, tips on helping your student be successful in their first adult chapter in life.