Freshmen: Emotionally Underprepared for College

As parents we worry.  Are our kids ready for college?  Are they academically prepared? Are they socially ready? Are they independent enough to live without us? A Harris poll conducted this spring (See Infographic Below) by The JED Foundation, Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, and The Jordan Porco Foundation looked at the experience of over 1,500 freshmen. […]

Top Reader Questions (and Answers) on Parenting Teens And College Kids

One of the most gratifying thing about creating Grown and Flown is the community of parents who have offered each other guidance, compassion and wisdom. Every day parents write to us asking questions about parenting teens and college kids. We pose their questions (entirely anonymously) on our Facebook page and the outpouring of advice and […]