Parents Bookshelf

You may find helpful the following books, which have been recommended by staff and/or parents. These resources are also mentioned during the Undergraduate New Student Orientation session "Saying Goodbye and Letting Go: Learning to Live with a Brown Student."

Savage, M. (2003) You're On Your Own (but I'm here if you need me): Mentoring your child during the college years. New York: Simon & Schuster

Sachs, B. E. (2010). Emptying the Nest: Launching Your Young Adult Toward Success and Self-Reliance. New York: Palgrave McMillan.

Coburn, K.L. and Treeger, M.L. (2009) Letting Go: A Parents' Guide to Understanding the College Years, 5th edition. New York: HarperCollins

Liebow, D. (2010). What to Do When College is Not The Best Time of Your Life. New York: Columbia University Press

Johnson H. E. and Schelhas-Miller, C. (2000) Don't Tell Me What to Do, Just Send Money: The Essential Parenting Guide to the College Years. New York: St. Martin's Press