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The Twelve Days of Christmas for Current College Parents

For current college parents, the twelve days of Christmas don't end with a partridge and a pear tree. In fact, the year-end holidays don't seem to end at all. Increasingly, colleges and universities are scheduling longer and longer periods of time between the last day of fall finals and the first day of spring semester. Beginning as early as mid-December, those of you who are current college parents began to have your sons and daughters come home for the holidays.
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Humor – Do I still have a curfew?

College Parents of America aims to share tips, insights, and humor to make parenting easier for all of us. Enjoy.
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The Twelve Days of Christmas for Current College Parents

For current college parents, the twelve days of Christmas don't end with a partridge and a pear tree.In fact, the year-end holidays don't seem to end at all. Increasingly, colleges and universities are scheduling longer and longer periods of time between the last day of fall finals and the first day of spring semester.Beginning as early as mid-December, those of you who are current college parents began to have your sons and daughters come home for the holidays. And their rooms were probably still waiting to be cleaned from the mess they left at Thanksgiving.
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Don’t be a Thanksgiving Turkey: 5 Tips for College Parents this Thanksgiving

Although we serve all college parents at all stages, many of our most devout readers are parents of freshman in college and, you may be picking up your son or daughter at the airport, train station or appointed car-pooling spot as he or she returns from school for the Thanksgiving holiday.  You probably will be […]
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It’s That Time of Year

Here in the midst of the holiday season, many of us find ourselves at celebrations with friends and family where the consumption of alcohol is involved. These are particularly important events for members of College Parents of America, because they are opportunities to impart lessons of responsibility to the young people in our families.