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Episode 27- A letter from home

Aug 10, 2020


This week I share some advice from a student, advice from a faculty member and a few things to consider before charging you to write a letter to your college student.


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Episode 26- 3 Tips for handling the overwhelm

Aug 06, 2020


Let me be clear, I am not a therapist or psychologist. I’m a mom that has done a lot of work on my own mind so I can be a better person, mom, wife, daughter, friend. 

  1. Label it.

Why is putting our feelings into words beneficial?  A brain imaging study by UCLA psychologists which appears in the journal Psychological Science, may give us the answer.  Verbalizing our negative feelings makes excessive or persistent sadness, anger and pain less intense.

Do the work yourself to see.

When you recognize the feeling of uneasiness stop.

Either verbal label the feeling or write it down. “I am feeling anxious, nervous, uneasy, apprehensive.” You get my drift. According to science the response in your brain happens because you have...

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Episode 25- 3 ways to help them transition by focusing on you

Jul 21, 2020

While your student is no longer a toddler and under your roof 24/7 your attitude and behavior still influence them and how they think/respond.

How to help your college student by helping yourself.

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Episode 22- Gap Year or Growth Year

Jun 20, 2020


Gap Year, Yes or No


Reasons for a gap year.

The good things about a growth year.

The things to 'worry' about a gap year.

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Episode 21- Dorm Room Do's and Don'ts

Jun 16, 2020

Episode 21-Dorm rooms Do’s and Don’ts 

  • Homework
  • What to buy now and take with you
  • What to buy there or ship
  • What not to buy

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Episode 20- Academic and Emotional Support

Jun 02, 2020

Your kiddo wants to return to campus. Your stance on the pandemic….social distancing, masks, vaccines… important but I want to share some things you can help your student investigate and get prepared now….before they need it or to have it ready to go when they arrive.


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Episode 19- Advising Deep Dive

May 28, 2020

Sharing how to help your student really take advantage of their advising appointment.

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Episode 18-Virtual Orientation

May 17, 2020

COVID-19 is not the reason for virtual orientations this summer.

Many colleges and universities have offered a virtual experience for the families that can’t make the trip for one or two days due to cost, work, or their student’s extra curricular activities. How do you and your student make the most of your virtual experience.

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