Five For Friday: Launching Your Kid to College

From around the web, here are five articles and blog posts to accompany our latest episode, Launching Your Kid to College.  We think you'll find them very encouraging this weekend!

They Grow Up and Leave Home - Lee Binz

Lee Binz counsels homeschoolers on getting their kids to college, but she also has some very wise words to share about how to leave them there on move-in weekend. Her "5-Year Plan" at the end of the article is worth its weight in gold.

Ten Tips For Saying Goodbye to Your College-Bound Child - Linda Lowen

"Keep reminding yourself that it's not your college experience or your decision to make - it's your child's."

Saying Goodbye to a New College Student - Lisa Belkin

Lisa Belkin's essay on saying goodbye to her son as she left him at college is beautiful and highly relatable for any mom of a child grown and leaving home.

6 Survival Tips For Parents of New College Students - Lisa Thompson

Your student has moved in, college classes have started, and you're left wondering what the best way to support her might be. Lisa Thompson gives 6 great ideas that help both both parents and student adjust to college life.

Kendra's Care Package Pinterest Board - Kendra Fletcher

HomeschoolingIRL's own Kendra has a mom who sent amazing care packages, and as Nate went off to college this year, she began a Pinterest board to help her put together care packages that rock!

What resonates with you this week?