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Title:
The iConnected parent : staying close to your kids in college (and beyond) while letting them grow up
Author:
Hofer, Barbara K.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First Free Press hardcover edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Free Press, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
x, 272 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary:
Draws on the author's ground-breaking studies in parent-child communication to analyze how today's electronic devices may be reinforcing college-age children's dependency on their parents, sharing practical advice on navigating a healthy transition toward emancipation.
Language:
English
Contents:
iConnected parenting 101 -- The electronic tether : communication between today's college students and their parents -- Can college kids grow up on an electronic tether? -- What colleges and universities say when iConnecting crosses the line -- Students' concerns about being so close to their parents -- The parents' side of being so involved -- Moms and dads, sons and daughters : styles of communicating -- Students with learning issues and medical concerns -- Mental health issues at college : a challenge for all parents -- iConnecting after college -- How parents can stay close but let their kids grow up.
ISBN:
9781439148297
Format :
Book