Resources for Parents of College Students

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Resources for Parents of College Students as They Head Back to School

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#1 piece of advice for drop-off: Sunglasses! And a Dorm Shopping Checklist.

And start getting ready NOW!!

  • The Container Store is THE place for dorm shopping, new apartment shopping, and getting fun ideas for all things organizing. Get your coupon for up to 25% off. The things you buy at the Container Store are of excellent quality and will last through all four years of college and beyond. And besides it is super fun to go to the store and pick out the perfect white basket for your shoes.

More Back to School Resources for Parents of College Students:

I am so excited to announce that Next Phase Parenting now has a shop!! You can now get all of the videos and information we normally only offer during our summits ALL YEAR LONG. Check out the empty nesting, parenting adult children, parenting teens, paying for college, and more videos and other resources to help you as you navigate the journey from a full nest to an empty nest.

The Nordstrom Anniversary sale is also on. You can pick up some back to school clothing (for you and them) and other items at the year’s best prices. I just got my new UGG Slippers in the mail. I wear them all day long, every day from about October to May, so I replace them every year. Can’t beat getting them on sale!!!

Free Parent Resources for College Back to School

On the not as fun list of things to think about: Be sure you are prepared in case your student needs medical treatment while away. Here is our story of when our son needed an emergency appendectomy while at school.

  • More Almost Empty Nest posts for Back to School if it involves the dorm or an apartment:

How parents can support their college student?

​I hope you will check out these Resources for Parents of College Students for Back to School. Let me know your own best resources in the comments below.

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