• The Launching Years: Strategies for Parenting From Senior Year to College Life


    by Laura S Kastner, PhD and Jennifer Wyatt, PhD



    From senior year to the beginning of college can be a roller coaster of emotions.  The stress of college applications and the shift in roles for parents and students can create a whole new set of dilemmas for families to deal with.  This is a year filled with challenge, frustration, excitement and separation. 


    This book covers a gamut of topics, such as:


    • Managing the college application process
    • Dealing with senioritis
    • Managing pre-launch jitters and concerns about student/parent readiness to separate
    • Parenting from afar once your student is in college
    • Figuring out why your student is back home from college
    • Staying connected while letting go


    Last modified on 8/14/09, by Sheila R Souder.