How to Drop Your New Adult Off at College
Hey, parents who are about to drop your kid off at college for the first time. Can we talk?
As you usher your precious pearls through the archway of adulthood in the midst of a pandemic, you can either totally screw up this last milestone, or you can knock it out of the park. Let me help. My husband is the head of an undergraduate residential college at a midsized university, so I live in the same building as 200 freshmen. On move-in day, I have a front-row seat. And as a parent, I will soon be doing the big drop-off, too, so I’ve been thinking a lot about what I see.