Suggested Reading

You may find some of the following books and websites useful as you think about your own transition to being the parent of a Princeton University student.

College Parents of America

The Healthy Student: A Parent's Guide to Preparing Teens for the College Years

Letting Go: A Parents’ Guide to Understanding the College Years
By Karen Levin Coburn and Madge Lawrence Treeger
(Harper, 2009)

Don’t Tell Me What to Do, Just Send Money: The Essential Parenting Guide to the College Years
By Helen E. Johnson & Christine Schelhas-Miller 
(St. Martin’s Press, 2000)

The Launching Years: Strategies for Parenting from Senior Year to College Life
by Laura Kastner and Jennifer Wyatt 
(Three Rivers Press, 2002)

She’s Leaving Home: Letting Go as Daughter Goes to College
By Connie Jones 
(Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2002)

You’re On Your Own (But I’m Here if You Need Me): Mentoring Your Child During the College Years
By Marjorie Savage 
(Fireside, 2003)