Last year, my wife and I sent our oldest child off to college at the University of Missouri at Columbia where he is a journalism major. Like many parents, we were new to this, since it’s been years since we were going to college and things have changed … a bit.
He had a great freshman year, avoided the “Freshman 15,” made lots of new friends and is ready to go back to Mizzou this fall. He and three other friends are going to be living in a house off campus instead of the dorm, but that’s another story.
Here are some tips that may help you if your oldest child is going to college.