Parent Chat

College Students and Stress – Let’s Talk

Author: Uncool Parent Posted: August 10th, 2016

College is a great time of life. However, emotional stress does occur sometime during the four years. How do you help your child? What lessons do you teach? Personally, I don’t see much open talk about the difficult times kids go through. There is a ton of adjustment – living with a new person, sharing common space – in the bathroom, time management, study skills, partying, finals and much more.
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College Move In Day!

Author: Uncool Parent Posted: August 1st, 2016

Hey all you Uncool College Parents – bet you can relate to this video of a typical college move in day!


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Practical Tips for the Dorm Room

Author: Uncool Parent Posted: July 12th, 2016

Did you “decorate” your dorm room when you went away to school? I didn’t. New comforter and that was it. But today our kids want all the comforts of home right in their room at school. And we want to give it to them. It is best to work from a list when you are getting ready to pack and buy for the dorm room. There are many stores such as Bed Bath & Beyond, Target and Walmart or online shopping sites such as Dorm Smart that have checklists for you to follow as a guideline. FYI, you can also “register” in your local Bed Bath & Beyond store and then pick your stuff up at a store near your student’s college. Click on Read More for some valuable hints from someone who has done this before:
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