You're on your Own (but I'm Here If You Need Me)

You're on your Own (but I'm Here If You Need Me)

Mentoring your Child During the College Years

Book - 2003
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"Now completely revised and updated, 'You're on your own (But I'm Here If You Need Me)' helps parents identify the boundaries between appropriate involvement and respect for their child's independence. Marjorie Savage, a parent and student services professional, offers advice on a wide range of issues, including: How to cope with mood changes in the months before move-in day on campus ; How freshmen gain fifteen pounds when all they do is complain about the food ; How to teach fiscal responsibility, including credit card use and managing academic expenses ; Responsible use of the new technology on campus ; The impact of Facebook and other social networking sites that have opened new communication forums but also introduced safety concerns. With anecdotes and suggestions from experienced parents and college staffs nation-wide, the strategies and tips provided throughout will help parents create a supportive partnership responsive to their needs and their kids'" --Cover, p. 4.
Publisher: New York, NY : Fireside, c2003
Edition: Fireside trade pbk. ed
ISBN: 9781416596073
Branch Call Number: 306.874 SAVAGE
Characteristics: 342 p. ; 22 cm


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Nov 09, 2009

Very good! Practical advice that covers any parent/child relationship and can be applied to children younger than college age.


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