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Preparing for the Empty Nest

You planned that baby's nursery meticulously, bought the layette and fluffed those tiny crib sheets - then spent 18 years planning, planning, planning. Now it's time for some separation preparation.

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2014 Blu-Ray Gift Guide for College Kids

Looking for a great gift for your favorite college kid? These movies are heading to blu-ray soon.

Review — "Refeathering the Empty Nest"

"Refeathering the Empty Nest" is the newest entry on the woefully insufficient self-help shelf aimed at parents of college kids and 20somethings.

2014 Gift List - Great Books for 20-Somethings

Looking for a great beach read or bookish gift for your favorite college kid or 20something? This quintet of books includes creepy thrillers, a perfect beach read and the latest from J.K. Rowling.

Dorm Crafts: A First Aid Kit


Health Insurance: University or Private?


Shots, Dots & Campus Health Paperwork

If you've got a freshman-to-be heading off to college next fall, this is the time to make a doctor's appointment for him. (Actually, it's best to have him make

Dorm Debris & Summer Storage

I suspect there is some little-known law of physics that says that a college kid's possessions will double over the  course of the school year, so that what fit

Graduation Gifts: Kurt Vonnegut


Five Great College Parenting Books

Those "what to expect when you're expecting" and "terrible twos" books are a dime a dozen, but when the kids hit 18, forget about it. Your parenting job has

The Newest (& Best) Empty Nest Books

When it comes to college parenting and the empty nest years, the parenting bookshelf is all too empty. But these five new books are the best of the bunch.

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