Resources for Parents

Websites

Reading List

  • "When your Kid Goes to College; A Parent's Survival Guide" by Carol Barkin
  • "You're on your own (But I'm Here if You Need Me): Mentoring your Child During the College Years" by Helen E. Johnson
  • "Been There, Should've Done That II: More Tips for Making the Most of College" by Suzette Tyler
  • "She's Leaving Home - Letting Go As a Daughter Goes to College" by Connie Jones
  • "Letting Go: A Parents' Guide to Understanding the College Years,"  by Karen Levin Coburn & Madge Lawrence Treeger
  • "Give Them Wings" by Carol Kuykendall
  • "Empty Nest, Full Heart: The Journey from Home to College" by Andrea Van Steerhouse
  • "How to Survive and Thrive in an Empty Nest: Reclaiming Your Life When Your Children Have Grown" by Jeannette C. Lauer
  • "Almost Grown: Launching Your Child from High School to College" by Patricia Pasick
  • "Becoming a Wise Parent for Your Grown Child: How to Give Love and Support Without Meddling" by Betty Frain, Ph.D. & Eileen M. Clegg
  • "I'll Miss You Too: An Off-to-College Guide for Parents and Students" by Margo E. Woodacre Bane & Stephanie Bane
  • "Letting Go: A Parents' Guide to Today's College Experience" (5th ed.), by Coburn & Treeger (2009)
  • "I'll Miss You Too: An Off-to-College Guide for Parents and Student" by Bane & Bane (2006)
  • "You're On Your Own (But I'll Be Here If You Need Me): Mentoring Your Child During the College Years" by Savage (2009)
  • "The Naked Rommate: And 107 Other Issues You Might Run Into in College" by Cohen (2011)
  • "Lecture Notes: A Professor's Inside Guide to College Success" by Freeman (2010)

*Lesley University Counseling Center.(2011).The Counseling Center. Retrieved from: http://www.lesley.edu/services/student_affairs/counsel.html