Letting Go Fifth Edition

Author: Karen Levin Coburn
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061864063
Release Date: 2009-03-17
Genre: Family & Relationships

The sixth edition of this classic parents’ guide and college orientation staple has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the realities of college today. For more than a decade, Letting Go has provided hundreds of thousands of parents with valuable insights, information, comfort, and guidance throughout the emotional and social changes of their children's college years—from the senior year in high school through college graduation. Based on research and real life experience, and recommended by colleges and universities around the country, Letting Go, Sixth Edition, has been updated and revised, offering even more insightful, practical, and up-to-date information. In this era of constant communication, this edition tackles the challenge facing parents: finding the balance between staying connected and letting go. When should parents encourage independence? When should they intervene? What issues of identity and intimacy await students? What are normal feelings of disorientation and loneliness for students—and for parents? What is different about today's college environment? What new concerns about safety, health and wellness, and stress will affect incoming classes? A timeless resource, Letting Go, Sixth Edition, is an indispensable book that parents can depend on and turn to for all of their questions and concerns regarding sending their children to college.

Letting Go Sixth Edition

Author: Karen Levin Coburn
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780062571687
Release Date: 2016-06-28
Genre: Family & Relationships

The sixth edition of this classic parents’ guide and college orientation staple has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the realities of college today. For more than a decade, Letting Go has provided hundreds of thousands of parents with valuable insights, information, comfort, and guidance throughout the emotional and social changes of their children's college years—from the senior year in high school through college graduation. Based on research and real life experience, and recommended by colleges and universities around the country, Letting Go, Sixth Edition, has been updated and revised, offering even more insightful, practical, and up-to-date information. In this era of constant communication, this edition tackles the challenge facing parents: finding the balance between staying connected and letting go. When should parents encourage independence? When should they intervene? What issues of identity and intimacy await students? What are normal feelings of disorientation and loneliness for students—and for parents? What is different about today's college environment? What new concerns about safety, health and wellness, and stress will affect incoming classes? A timeless resource, Letting Go, Sixth Edition, is an indispensable book that parents can depend on and turn to for all of their questions and concerns regarding sending their children to college.

Letting Go

Author: Karen Levin Coburn
Publisher: Adler & Adler Publishers
ISBN: 0917561570
Release Date: 1988-04-01
Genre:

The authors, both counselors at Washington University in St. Louis, help parents deal with the dislocation and loss that they feel as their children go off to college. They outline the basic do's and dont's for coping with their children's often bizarre behavior.

The Other College Guide

Author: Paul Glastris
Publisher: New Press, The
ISBN: 9781620970355
Release Date: 2015-03-10
Genre: Study Aids

A college degree has never been more important—or more expensive. If you're not made of money, where can you get an amazing liberal arts education without your parents having to remortgage the house or cash in their retirement fund? Which degrees will allow you to fulfill your dreams and earn a decent paycheck? What do you really need to know if you're the first in your family to go to college? How do you find good schools that offer a well-rounded campus life for black or Latino students? From the staff of Washington Monthly comes a new kind of college guide, inspired by and including the magazine's signature alternative college rankings. The Other College Guide features smartly designed, engaging chapters on finding the best-fit schools and the real deal about money, loans, and preparing for the world of work. This essential higher ed handbook also highlights information on what to look for (and watch out for) in online programs and for-profit colleges and concludes with fifty profiles of remarkable but frequently overlooked schools. All things being unequal, The Other College Guide will provide American students—and their families and school counselors—with the honest and practical information they need to make sense of the college process and carve a path to the future they imagine.

I Thought I d Be Done by Now

Author: Wendy Boorn
Publisher: eBookIt.com
ISBN: 9781939614087
Release Date: 2013-03-27
Genre: Family & Relationships

A series of insightful essays to help mothers of adult children deal with difficult issues.

Success and Sanity on the College Campus

Author: Diana Trevouledes
Publisher: R&L Education
ISBN: 9781610481038
Release Date: 2012-09-14
Genre: Education

In this book, parents will learn about the most significant factors to be considered in making a wise decision about college selection, about the process of making a successful transition to college, about the potential pitfalls inherent in college life, and the warning signs and risk factors for psychological distress. In addition, parents will become acquainted with the protective factors and the resources available on the campus that enhance academic success and persistence to graduation, as well as emotional health and well-being.

Dean s List

Author: John B. Bader
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9781421400815
Release Date: 2011-05-09
Genre: Education

Draws on the insights of deans from leading American institutions to counsel recently accepted college students on how to make the most of the educational experience, sharing coverage of such topics as developing independence, focusing on learning and planning for life after school. Simultaneous.

A Parent s Guide to Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism First Edition

Author: Sally Ozonoff
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781606238257
Release Date: 2002-06-20
Genre: Psychology

Asperger Syndrome and high-functioning autism are detected earlier and more accurately today than ever before. Children and teens with these disorders often stand out for their precocious intelligence and language abilities--yet profound social difficulties can limit every aspect of their lives. This hopeful, compassionate guide shows parents how to work with their child's unique impairments and capabilities to help him or her learn to engage more fully with the world and live as self-sufficiently as possible. From leading experts in the field, the book is packed with practical ideas for helping children relate more comfortably to peers, learn the rules of appropriate behavior, and participate more fully in school and family life. It also explains what scientists currently know about autistic spectrum disorders and how they are diagnosed and treated. Real-life success stories, problem-solving ideas, and matter-of-fact advice on everything from educational placements to career planning make this an indispensable reference that families will turn to again and again.

Letting Them Go

Author: David Veerman
Publisher: Integrity Pub
ISBN: 1591453887
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Religion

"Helping parents get ready for the day their child leaves home"--Provided by publisher.

When Our Grown Kids Disappoint Us

Author: Jane Adams
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439106827
Release Date: 2008-06-20
Genre: Family & Relationships

How do today's parents cope when the dreams we had for our children clash with reality? What can we do for our twenty- and even thirty-somethings who can't seem to grow up? How can we help our depressed, dependent, or addicted adult children, the ones who can't get their lives started, who are just marking time or even doing it? What's the right strategy when our smart, capable "adultolescents" won't leave home or come boomeranging back? Who can we turn to when the kids aren't all right and we, their parents, are frightened, frustrated, resentful, embarrassed, and especially, disappointed? In this groundbreaking book, a social psychologist who's been chronicling the lives of American families for over two decades confronts our deepest concerns, including our silence and self-imposed sense of isolation, when our grown kids have failed to thrive. She listens to a generation that "did everything right" and expected its children to grow into happy, healthy, successful adults. But they haven't, at least, not yet -- and meanwhile, we're letting their problems threaten our health, marriages, security, freedom, careers or retirement, and other family relationships. With warmth, empathy, and perspective, Dr. Adams offers a positive, life-affirming message to parents who are still trying to "fix" their adult children -- Stop! She shows us how to separate from their problems without separating from them, and how to be a positive force in their lives while getting on with our own. As we navigate this critical passage in our second adulthood and their first, the bestselling author of I'm Still Your Mother reminds us that the pleasures and possibilities of postparenthood should not depend on how our kids turn out, but on how we do!

The Six Stages of Parenthood

Author: Ellen Galinsky
Publisher: Da Capo Press
ISBN: UOM:39015038568526
Release Date: 1987-01-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

Argues that parents develop different skills and attitudes to cope with each stage in their children's lives, and looks at how parents compare their experiences with their expectations

Turbulent Twenties Survival Guide

Author: Marcos Salazar
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 9781572244214
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Self-Help

This is the first book to provide a psychological road map to help recent college graduates figure out who they are and what they want from their lives during this always challenging stage of life.