Parent and Family Reading List

Looking for advice as your student travels to college? Do you need support and answers as your daughter makes this important transition to living away from home? The following books are suggested reading for involved parents and family members.

Current Favorite Reads

Sheís Leaving Home: Letting Go as Daughter Goes to College
Connie Jones , Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2002.

A New Beginning: A Survival Guide for Parents of College Freshmen
Kate Bernard McGarry, Survival in College Press, 2001, 40 pages, paperback.

A Parentís Guide to Sex, Drugs and Flunking Out: Answers to the Questions Your College Student Doesnít Want You to Ask
Joel Epstein, Hazelden Information & Educational Services, 2001, 250 pages, paperback.

Bringing Home the Laundry: Effective Parenting for College and Beyond
Janis Brody, Taylor Publishing Company, 2000, 227 pages, paperback.

Donít Tell Me What To Do, Just Send Money: The Essential Parenting Guide to the College Years
Helen E. Johnson, Christine Schelhas-Miller, St. Martinís Griffin, 2000, 348 pages, paperback.

Let the Journey Begin: A Parents Monthly Guide to the College Experience
Jacqueline Mackay, Wanda Ingram, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2002, 141 pages, paperback.

Youíre On Your Own: But Iím Here if You Need Me
Marjorie Savage, 2003.

I'll Miss You Too: An Off-to-College Guide for Parents and Students: What Will Change, What Will Not, and How We'll Stay Connected
Margo E. Woodacre and Steffany Bane, 2006.

Paying for College Without Going Broke 2007
Kalman A. Chany, Geoff Martz, 2006.

Letting Go: A Parentsí Guide to Understanding the College Years
Karen Levin Coburn and Madge Lawrence Treeger, 2003.