College Parenting Publications

A list of resources for Binghamton Parents and Families


I'm Going to College—Not You!
Surviving the College Search with Your Child
Edited by Jennifer Delahunty

College Ready 2021: Expert Advice for Parents to Simplify the College Transition 
By Chelsea Petree Ph.D., Kristin Austin Ed.D., Lady Cox Ed.D., Libby Daggers, Maureen Hurley, Micki Jenkins, Mark Pontious, Andrea Mitchen, Christine Self., Stephanie Stiltner

How to Raise an Adult
Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success
By Julie Lythcott-Haims

Your Turn: How to Be an Adult
By Julie Lythcott-Haims

The Campus Cure
A Parent's Guide to Mental Health Wellness for College Students
By Marcia Morris, MD

Don't Tell Me What to Do, Just Send Money
The Essential Parenting Guide to the College Years
By Helen E. Johnson and Christine Schelhas-Miller

The Naked Roommate: For Parents Only
A Parent's Guide to the New College Experience
By Harlan Cohen

Your Freshman is Off to College: A Month-by-Month Guide to the First Year
By Laurie L. Hazard, ED.D. & Stephanie K. Carter, M.A.

You're on Your Own (But I'm Here If You Need Me)
Mentoring Your Child During the College Years
By Marjorie Savage

The Gift of Failure
How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed
By Jessica Lahey

The Freshman Survival Guide
Soulful Advice for Studying, Socializing and Everything in Between
By Nora Bradbury-Haehl and Bill McGarvey

Letting Go
A Parent's Guide to Understanding the College Years
By Karen Levin Coburn and Madge Lawrence Treeger

From Mom to Me Again
How I survived my first empty-nester year and reinvented the rest of my life
By Melissa T. Shultz


Grown & Flown
Parenting never ends

College Parent Central
Information for the parents of college students

College Parent of America

Parent Toolkit