Letting Go  Sixth Edition Book

Letting Go Sixth Edition


  • Author : Karen Levin Coburn
  • Publisher : William Morrow Paperbacks
  • Release Date : 2016-08-02
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN 10 : 0062400568
  • Total Read : 62
  • File Size : 19,5 Mb

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Letting Go  Fifth Edition  Book

Letting Go Fifth Edition


  • Author : Karen Levin Coburn
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2009-03-17
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN 10 : 9780061864063
  • Total Read : 89
  • File Size : 13,8 Mb

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Letting Go Fifth Edition Summary:

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 Book

Letting Go


  • Author : Karen Levin Coburn
  • Publisher : Adler Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 1988
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 303
  • ISBN 10 : 091756149X
  • Total Read : 98
  • File Size : 9,8 Mb

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Letting Go Summary:

Explains how college students assume adult responsibilities, and looks at the separation process over four years of college

Almost Grown  Launching Your Child from High School to College Book

Almost Grown Launching Your Child from High School to College


  • Author : Patricia Pasick
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 1998-03-17
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9780393353143
  • Total Read : 67
  • File Size : 17,5 Mb

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Almost Grown Launching Your Child from High School to College Summary:

A time of tumult, your children's transition from high school to college can also be a time of growth. This book shows you how. Almost Grown is a guide for parents to the final years of high school and first years of college, offering intelligent counsel not only in practical issues such as developing a college search plan or handling questions of money, sex, and substance abuse, but also in the psychological issues that arise during this family transition. Writing as both psychologist and parent, Patricia Pasick tackles the key question of how mothers and fathers can foster adolescents' growth and autonomy while maintaining family connections and stability. She also explores the unexpected: the impact of the changing family on younger siblings, the benefits and frustrations of college students' returning home, the challenges and opportunities that nontraditional families face, and more. Pasick delves into another critical yet underplayed aspect of the college transition: how parents' lives change. Almost Grown guides readers through this major step in adult development and new start to adult partnerships. Almost Grown contains advice from high school and college admissions counselors across the country and, at the heart of the book, stories of personal experience from parents and adolescents who are making, or have made, the transition.

You re On Your Own  But I m Here If You Need Me  Book
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You re On Your Own But I m Here If You Need Me


  • Author : Marjorie Savage
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2009-05-05
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9781439166284
  • Total Read : 62
  • File Size : 16,8 Mb

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You re On Your Own But I m Here If You Need Me Summary:

Realistic and practical advice for parents of college-age kids. Parents whose kids are away at college have a tough tightrope to walk: they naturally want to stay connected to their children, yet they also need to let go. What's more, kids often send mixed messages: they crave space, but they rely on their parents' advice and assistance. Not surprisingly, it's hard to know when it's appropriate to get involved in your child's life and when it's better to back off. You're On Your Own (But I'm Here If You Need Me) helps parents identify the boundaries between necessary involvement and respect for their child's independence.

Don t Tell Me What to Do  Just Send Money Book

Don t Tell Me What to Do Just Send Money


  • Author : Helen E. Johnson
  • Publisher : Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2011-07-05
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 1429948205
  • Total Read : 92
  • File Size : 14,6 Mb

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Don t Tell Me What to Do Just Send Money Summary:

This completely revised and updated edition of Don't Tell Me What To Do, Just Send Money prepares parents for the issues that they will encounter during their children's college years. Since our original publication over ten years ago, there has been a dramatic increase in the use of cell phone and internet technology. The birth of the term ‘helicopter parent' is, in part, due to the instant and frequent connectivity that parents have with their children today. Parents are struggling with the appropriate use of communicative technology and aren't aware of its impact on their child's development, both personally and academically. With straightforward practicality and using humorous and helpful case examples and dialogues, Don't Tell Me What To Do, Just Send Money helps parents lay the groundwork for a new kind of relationship so that they can help their child more effectively handle everything they'll encounter during their college years.