As your teen embarks on their college adventures the excitement; apprehension and general chaos can be distracting. The process of your child leaving home for the first time is daunting. You want them to be prepared for their college experience. Being prepared is much more than just knowing what to pack for college. In order for the transition to be easier there are a number of areas that need to be organized. Equipping yourself with the basics is a good place to begin.
Many major department stores will offer you a comprehensive guide outlining what to pack for college. Before you go on a shopping spree assess all the information you have. How much room will there be in your childs room? How much can he/she realistically pack and carry? How are you going to transport it?
The answers to these questions will help you decide on what to pack for college. Itemise your list into essentials and luxuries.
Once you know what to pack for college you need to figure out the best approach to this sometimes-overwhelming task. You can minimise the stress for yourself and your teen in several ways. The number one thing to remember is not to leave it to the...