It’s very exciting (and challenging) when kids go off to college! It marks a new phase of life for both parents and kids. I have a good friend whose daughter is going to Lewis and Clark in Portland this fall. Her younger brother, just starting high school, has already staked out her room. He’s ready to move in!
Older siblings are not sure they are so happy about losing their bedroom. In many ways, prospective college freshman want everything to stay the same at home while they start a new independent life away from home. For them, this transition is exciting and scary too. Keeping... Read More