In a month or so your son or daughter may be going off to college for the first time. This is a big step, a life changer for some. It is exciting and scary at the same time. Be prepared to have a good talk with them about what they can expect. It is extremely important that you don’t focus exclusively on all the things that can go wrong. Point out the positives of college life thereby giving your child with a complete picture. Also, spread your conversation out over a few weeks. Don’t bombard them with all the information at once. Click here for a great resource to assist you in dealing with this very important issue.