Acceptance Letters: Parents, college and letting go

Posted in October 2013

Getting into a Communication Groove that Works for You

By Katie Hafner on October 16, 2013

When my daughter was a junior in high school, she signed up for a six-week summer program in Brazil.  I couldn’t imagine how I would cope for that long without her. If I couldn’t face putting her on an airplane for a six-week trip, how would I handle a college drop-off? I joked with her that after she said good-bye to me on freshman move-in day, she should check under the bed in her dorm room. She was not amused.