Resources for Parents of College Students

  • Here are some books that have helped other parents deal with their children’s transition to college:

    Almost Grown: Launching Your Child from High School to College
    By Patricia Paick
    ISBN: 0393317102

    Been There, Should’ve Done That II: More Tips for Making the Most of College
    By Suzette Tyler
    ISBN: 0965608611

    Don’t Tell Me What to Do, Just Sent Money: The Essential Parenting Guide to the College Years
    By Helen E. Johnson and Christine Schelhas-Miller
    ISBN: 0312263740

    Empty Nest…Full Heart: The Journey from Home to College
    By Andrea Van Steenhouse
    ISBN: 0961980613

    Give Them Wings
    By Carol Kuyendall
    ISBN: 1561796727

    I’ll Miss You Too: What Will Change, What Will Not and How We’ll Stay Connected
    By Margo Bane Woodacre
    ISBN: 1402206410

    Letting Go: A Parents’ Guide to Understanding the College Years (Fourth Edition)
    By Karen Levin Coburn
    ISBN: 0060521260

    The Empty Nest: When Children Leave Home
    By Shelley Bovey
    ISBN: 0044408986

    The Happy Empty Nest: Rediscovering Love and Success after Your Kids Leave Home
    By Linda Burghardt
    ISBN: 0806524014

    The Launching Years: Strategies for Parenting from Senior Year to College Life
    By Laura Kastner
    ISBN: 0609808060

    When Your Kid Goes to College: A Parent’s Survival Guide
    By Carol Barkin
    ISBN: 0380798409

    You Can be the Happy Mom of an Empty Nest
    By Darien Cooper
    ISBN: 1560433337

    You’re On Your Own (But I’m Here if You Need Me): Mentoring Your Child During the College Years
    By Marjorie Savage
    ISBN: 074322912