Parenting Teens and College Kids: How We Learn to Let Go

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At Grown and Flown we explore parenting teens and young adults.

Whether it is something as simple and fun as shopping:

Top 12 Dorm Shopping Mistakes
Great High School and College Graduation Gift Ideas
Dorm Shopping: 50 Questions to Answer First

Or the much more complex issues that parents face:

Teen Stress: What Parents Need to Know
Going to College: 7 Big Talks to Have Before They Leave
The Teenage Brain: What Parents Need to Know

Or contemplating the wonderful journey of Parenthood:

Why Letting Go Hurts: Knowing My Sons A Little Less
Dear Parent of Newly Admitted College Freshman
Saying Goodbye to the Sideline

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Publishers send us review copies and we give you the inside track even before new books are published. For each book review we interview the authors and bring you the insights you won’t find anywhere else. Here are some great examples of recent books:

Do Your Laundry Or You’ll Die Alone: The Wit and Wisdom of Becky Blades
Does it Matter Where You Go to College? An Interview with Frank Bruni
The Gift Of Failure by Jessica Lahey: Review
A Review of Julie Lythcott-Haims’ “How to Raise an Adult”

About Grown and Flown

Mary Dell Harrington and Lisa (Endlich) Heffernan are the co-founders of Grown and Flown the #1 site for parents of teens, college students and young adults, reaching millions of parents every month. They are writers (Lisa is a New York Times bestselling author), moms, wives and friends. They started the Grown and Flown Parents Facebook Group and are co-authors of Grown and Flown: How to Support Your Teen, Stay Close as a Family, and Raise Independent Adults (Flatiron Books) now in paperback.

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