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Recommended Readings

The following books have been helpful to many parents:

Don't Tell Me What To Do, Just Send Money by Patricia Olson, E. Johnson and Christine Schelhas-Miller, 200

How to Survive and Thrive in an Empty Next: Reclaiming Your Life When Your Children Have Grown by Robert Lauer and Jeanette. C Lauer, 1999

When Your Kid Goes to College: A Parent's Survival Guide by Carol Barkin, 1999

Almost Grown: Launching Your Child from High School to College by Patricia Pasick, 1998

Empty Nest, Full Heart: The Journey from Home to College by Andrea Van Steenhouse and Johanna Parker, 1998

Letting Go: A Parents' Guide to Understanding the College Years by Karen Levin Coburn, 1997

The College of the Overwhelmed: The Campus Mental Health Crisis and What to Do About It.

The Launching Years: Strategies for Parenting from Senior to College Life by Laura Kastner and Jennifer Fugett Wyatt

When Kids Go to College: A Parent's Guide to Changing Relationships by Barbara M. Newman and Philip R. Newman

You're On Your Own (But I'm Here if You Need Me) : Mentoring Your Child During the College Years by Marjorie Savage

Articles by Dr. Rachel Lively, Psy. D.

Published in the Torch, UMass Dartmouth's student newspaper, 2007-2008