Article on overparenting

There is a new story on the WFU web site about the challenges of parenting a college student, particularly in the vein of ‘when to let go vs. when to get involved.’ Here is a brief excerpt:

“For parents of today’s college students, child-rearing focused on nurturing their children’s self-worth and removing obstacles that might lead to disappointment or failure. While that may have worked fine before college, Johnne Armentrout, assistant director of the University Counseling Center, says young adults need to learn to steer through turbulent waters on their own.” The full article is available online.

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