Grown and Flown: A Destination for Parents of Post College Kids/Adults

Welcome to Grown and Flown, we are thrilled to have you here. Grown and Flown is a site a bustling Facebook page , and an incredibly supportive community  of over 8,000 parents of high school and college kids. 

With advice from experts and insight from other parents, we have taken a close look at the post-college years. Here are just a few examples of the essays we hope you will find helpful.  

While we feel both a tug of pain and overwhelming pride as our kids move on the the next stage in their lives, the most important thing might be to remember that we should feel proud of ourselves as well. Raising a child to adulthood is a monumental task and doing it well should make us all feel very good about our accomplishment.

One of our writer’s sons wrote a piece that should be required reading for any mom of grown sons who are wondering where they have drifted off to in 4 Things Grown Sons Want Their Moms To Know. And any good argument deserves an equally good rebuttal so here it is: To The Moms of Grown Sons: What We Want Them To Know.

One of the most important things on our mind as our kids move on with their lives is How To Stay Close As A Family Over Time

Uppermost on our minds as our kids finish college is where they will live and what they will do. Whether is it is Moving Day: When Kids Have Their Own Nest or Why You Should Help Your Kid Get A Job or I Dreaded My Son Moving Home But This Is What Happenedwe are pretty sure parenting is far from over.

And don’t forget: First Job and College Graduation Gifts

A few others we loved:

After August: Learning To Parent A Young Adult

9 Ways To Breathe Life Into Your Empty Nest

8 Things That Surprised Me Most About Having Adult Children

My Empty Nest Is The Best Of Both Worlds