Resources for Parents

CAPS' Brochure for Parents

College Parents of America (short, insightful articles that help explore many questions you may have)

College Parent Central (practical advice)

Book Suggestions:

  • The Happiest Kid on Campus by Harlan Cohen and visit the website.
  • Letting Go by Karen Levin Coburn and Madge Lawrence Treeger
  • You're On Your Own - But I'm Here If You Need Me by Marjorie Savage
  • The Empty Nest: 31 Parents Tell the Truth About Relationships, Love and Freedom After the Kids Fly the Coop by Karen Stabiner

Share one of these books with your son or daughter:

  • 1001 Things Every College Student Needs to Know: (Like Buying Your Books Before Exams Start)
  • 1001 Things Every Teen Should Know Before They Leave Home (Or Else They'll Come Back) - both by Harry H. Harrison, Jr.
  • The Naked Roommate by Harlan Cohen