25 Easy Meals for College Students

My daughter recently moved into her first apartment and I thought everything was going smoothly until I received the following text:

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 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…

How to Welcome Your Freshman Home from College So You Don’t Drive Each Other …

I’m writing this in a Brooklyn AirBnb rental, surrounded by suitcases and tote bags, as I prepare to escort my rising college sophomore home for…

How To Prepare Yourself for College Drop-off

Are you in the final stages of the college drop-off countdown? That was me two years when I first wrote this post about how to…

How We’re Packing for College

Perhaps you’ve already suspected due to the erratic timing of recent blog posts here at Midlife Rambler, but I’m confirming here today that it’s true:…

Why I’m Replacing My Daughter with a Tiny Annoying Dog

When my daughter Charlotte was eight, every time I went down the stairs at our house she would follow behind me, clutching my waist and…