Goodbye... And Be Safe!

When you help your college bound son or daughter prepare to leave for school later this month, will you pack a bullet proof vest? Fire retardant PJs? A protective helmet? Probably not...Nevertheless, a mother's urge to protect and shelter rarely feels stronger than when she's about to drop a child off at college, right? As the moment approaches, emotions may be mixed. We hope that we've done our best to help them succeed, but can't help but wonder if they're really prepared for the academic, social and emotional environment of college. We've heard that some college kids drink too much, party too often for their own good, do silly, sometimes dangerous things, and just plain exhaust themselves

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