From laying the groundwork in the teenage years to getting ready for college drop-off and navigating the empty nest, it’s easy for parents to start feeling anxious. It’s exciting, for sure, but sending a child off to college for the first time can also feel like a lot. Here’s a compilation of posts that span the spectrum on the topic and hopefully serve as a resource to support you in your parenting journey.
When the time comes to leave the nest, will your teenager be ready? Help set them up for success by teaching them these basic life skills. And heads up, you might get your toes stepped on because there are few things I’d encourage you to stop doing for your teen (at least on a regular basis).
The importance of fathers in a family can’t be overstated; however, we simply don’t celebrate them in the same way we do our mothers. As a society, perhaps it’s time we start paying a bit more attention because while we’ve diminished their role and necessity in the home, their absence is distressingly apparent. Present and engaged fathers are a gift to their families, and both the Bible and science have quite a bit to say about them.
Dropping kids off at college can be an emotional rollercoaster. So here are 5 helpful tips from parents who have “been there, done that.” While it might not be easy, there are a few things you can do to make it easier.