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IConnected Parent Staying Close to Your Kids in College (and Beyond) While Letting Them Grow Up

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ISBN-10: 1439148309

ISBN-13: 9781439148303

Edition: N/A

Authors: Barbara K. Hofer, Abigail Sullivan Moore

List price: $18.99
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"Just let go!"That's what parents have been told to do when their kids go to college. But in our speed-dial culture, with BlackBerries and even Skype, parents and kids are now more than ever in constant contact. Today's iConnected parents say they are closer to their kids than their parents were to themand this generation of families prefers it that way. Parents are their children's mentors, confidants, and friendsbut is this good for the kids? Are parents really letting goand does that matter?Dr. Barbara Hofer, a Middlebury College professor of psychology, and Abigail Sullivan Moore, a journalist who has reported on college and high school trends for theNew York Times,answer these…    
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Book details

List price: $18.99
Publisher: Free Press
Publication date: 6/14/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.69" wide x 8.81" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 0.572
Language: English

Abigail Sullivan Moore has been a regular contributor to the New York Times, writing about high school, college, and university issues. She is the parent of two boys--one in college, the other in middle school--and faces her own iConnecting challenges daily.

iConnected Parenting 101
The Electronic Tether: Communication between Today's College Students and Their Parents
Can College Kids Grow Up on an Electronic Tether?
What Colleges and Universities Say When iConnecting Crosses the Line
Students' Concerns about Being So Close to Their Parents
The Parents' Side of Being So Involved
Moms and Dads, Sons and Daughters: Styles of Communicating
Students with Learning Issues and Medical Concerns
Mental Health Issues at College: A Challenge for All Parents
iConnecting after College
How Parents Can Stay Close but Let Their Kids Grow Up