Parents

Suggested Reading 

  • The IConnected Parent: Staying Close to Your Kids in College (and Beyond) While Letting Them Grow Up, by Barbara K. Hofer and Abigail Sullivan Moore, Free Press, August 2010. Abby Moore presented a webinar discussion and presentation about iConnected to Wesleyan parents in April 2011. Visit Abby's website for more information.   

  • Home Cooking, by Anna Quindlen. This article was published in in the March 2008 issue of Newsweek. The author is a Wesleyan parent of a 2007 graduate.

  • College of the Overwhelmed: The Campus Mental Health Crisis and What to Do About It, by Richard D. Kadison and Theresa Foy DiGeronimo

  • Don’t Tell Me What to Do, Just Send Money: The Essential Parenting Guide to the College Years
     by Johnson and Schelhas-Miller

  • Hand-Me-Down Dreams, How Our Families Influence Our Career Paths and How We Can Reclaim Them,  by Mary H. Jacobsen, Three Rivers Press, c. 1999
    ISBN: 0-609—80264-X

  • Letting Go: A Parents’ Guide to Understanding
    the College Years

    by Karen Levin Coburn & Madge Lawrence Treeger, Adler and Adler, c. 1992
    ISBN: 0-917561-75-9

  • Making the Most of College, Students Speak Their Minds, Richard J. Light, Harvard University Press, c. 2001
    ISBN: 0-674-00478-7

  • Millenials Go to College: Strategies for a New Generation on Campus, Neil Howe & William Strauss; must  be ordered directly from the authors at www.lifecourse.com/college
    ISBN: I-578-58033-I 

  • The Mother Dance: How Children Change Your Life, by Harriet Lerner

  • The Parent’s Crash Course in Career Planning, Marcia B. Harris & Sharon L. Jones, Career Dimensions, c. 2008, can be ordered through www.lulu.com