Why Your College Student Absolutely Needs a HIPAA Release Form

It’s every parent’s worst nightmare: the after-midnight phone call telling you that your child has been in a serious accident and is in the hospital.…

25 Great Resources to Help You Prepare for College Drop-Off Day

Dropping your kid off at college for the first time is a big deal. It certainly was for me with all three kids. It’s such…

The Parent’s Guide to Handling the College Drop-Off

I’m already starting to plan my daughter’s college drop-off in the fall. I just booked a hotel and we’re checking out flights. It’s always a…

The Minimalist’s Guide to Buying for College

A year ago, I was the living embodiment of the mom in this Onion article, standing in the middle of Bed, Bath and Beyond insisting…

5 Tips for Your College Student’s First Summer Break

You and your college student have both changed during the last year. Here’s how to renegotiate living together when they return for summer break so you don’t drive each other crazy.