Take Note

Awards Convocation

Friday, April 20, 11:45 a.m., Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall

College Parenting Tips



Admit you miss them “Drop by” without warning
Help them move in Say, “Where do you want your special blankie?”
Send articles or books Write papers for them
Encourage interests Make them choose a specific major or career
Ask questions Pry
Call every now and then Call early in the morning
Give them space Vanish
Get a Facebook or Instagram Account Send endless “junk” e-mail or make numerous wall posts
Have “house rules” Expect them to spend every moment at home when on vacation
Praise accomplishments Reward/punish grades with money
Send pictures of the family pet Let the family pet attend college, too
Share your experiences Expect them to be just like you
Talk about alcohol, drugs, and sex Tell them about your own indiscretions
Expect them to be human Expect them to be perfect