Books & Articles


Parenting (or supporting) college students is not for the faint-of-heart!  It takes patience, understanding, and compassion while also standing your ground.  Acknowledging these challenges, we have gathered the following books and articles that may help you to guide your Pacer.   

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Don’t Tell Me What to Do, Just Send Money, by Helen E. Johnson & Christine Schelhas-Miller

The Naked Roommate:  For Parents Only, by Harlan Cohen

Letting Go:  A Parents’ Guide to Understanding the College Years, by Karen Levin Coburn and Madge Lawrence Treeger

51 Tips for Parents of College Students, by Alan Farber and Linda O’Brien

"Parenting Secrets of a College Professor" by Kathleen Volk Miller   https://www.salon.com/2012/02/28/parenting_secrets_of_a_college_professor/