Mom has already stuffed a spare pack of tissues in her purse because life is about to change. Her sweet, precious, all-grown-up baby is heading off to college. Her and Dad have packed up all of the essentials for dorm life: clothes, school supplies, sheets, towels, snacks, and plenty of coffee (maybe even a wad of cash!).
Rewind! All of those items are helpful and necessary as a teen from high school transitions to adulthood in college. But how can you prepare your sweet, precious, almost-grown up baby for college, other than buying a slew of new material possessions?
We toss around the phrase “college-ready” like it’s going out of fashion. But what does that really mean? I challenge you and your family to redefine the traditional definition of “college-ready.”continue reading