Keeping In Touch

Final Exams are coming up quickly – send those survival packages!

Author: Uncool Parent Posted: April 17th, 2016

Final Exams are coming up quickly – send those survival packages!
As a reformed helicopter parent I find it very difficult at the end of each semester when I know that my kid is stressed out. When they were in high school I might have helped them organize their time, provided snacks, and supported them in other little ways.
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How Do You Stay in Touch With Your College Student???

Author: Uncool Parent Posted: August 1st, 2015

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Last year we took a poll that asked: How do you get in touch with your college kid? The results showed that a whopping 89% responded that texting was the most popular way of communication. That is not surprising. Texting is quick and easy and certainly the most unobtrusive way to keep in touch. Your kid doesn’t have to excuse themselves or even stop what they are doing to respond and you can get a lot of information quickly. It’s amazing how a simple text hello from your kid can immediately bring a smile to your face – knowing they are okay and thinking of you.

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Results of the Poll: How do you get in touch with your college kid?

Author: Uncool Parent Posted: September 28th, 2012

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The results are in from our newest poll. A whopping 89% of you responded that you keep in touch with your college kid through texting. That is not surprising. Texting seems to be the most unobtrusive way to keep in touch. Your kid doesn’t have to excuse themselves or even stop what they are doing to respond and you can get a lot of information quickly. It’s amazing how a simple text hello from your kid can bring a smile immediately to your face – knowing they are okay and thinking of you.

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