Keeping Students Healthy

Getting sick at home is no fun, but getting sick at college—without mom or dad there to bring cough syrup, chicken soup, and sympathy—is way worse! Cold and flu season is in full swing, so share these simple reminders with your students to help them stay healthy at school.  

Meet the Intern: Adam

Today, you have the privilege of meeting another awesome Radi to Write intern! Adam Valley is a junior at St. John’s University. He’s creative, funny, and thinks his parents did a pretty good job helping him launch. Read on and get to know Adam. Area of study: Major: Global Business Leadership. Minor: Economics Clubs & Extracurriculars: Intramural Basketball, Marketing Club Fun

FROM CLINGY KID TO WORLD TRAVELER, HOW DID THAT HAPPEN?

I stepped off the plane, exhausted and a little disoriented from the nine-hour flight. After navigating my way out of the terminal, I scanned the crowds of people, searching for a familiar face. There she was! My baby, my world traveler. I scrambled to break through the barricades of humanity to reach her, to hold her again. I’d waited 98

Meet the Intern: Brooke

Brooke Stier is an integral part of the Radi To Write team. This CSB senior wows me with her organizational and management skills! Not only is she carrying a rigorous course load, she’s also super-active on campus, serving as the President of the Marketing Club. And, to top it off, she’s wise beyond her years. Parents, you’ll appreciate her honest insight into

New Year’s Resolutions for Parents of Young Adults

I used to be a big New Year’s resolutions gal. Each year, I’d make resolutions like these: Drop 15 pounds Cut out ALL sweets Work out at 5:00a.m. EVERY day Fit into my swimsuit by the fourth of July I always started out strong.  A vision of discipline on January first, I’d jump out of bed and squeeze into my

Is Your College Student Home For Winter Break?

If you’re like many parents eagerly anticipating your college student coming home for the holidays, you may have visions of sugar plums and expectations of Norman Rockwell-like moments dancing in your head. Unfortunately, your winter break may look less like a Norman Rockwell painting and more like National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation! Trust me, I speak from experience. CLICK HERE  for

Meet the Intern: Dan

Please let me introduce you to another member of our talented, hard-working Radi to Write team. Dan, a junior at St. John’s University,  is a go-getter and knows a thing or two about technology. He’s not afraid to dig in and and tackle a project…and he does it with a smile. Meet Dan! Area of study:  Global Business Major and

Meet the Intern: Gabrielle

In a previous post, I shared how the Radi to Write team has grown. I’m excited to introduce you to one of our amazing college interns today. Gabrielle is super-sharp, detail-oriented and hard-working. Read on to get to know Gabrielle and to learn what her parents did well in helping her transition from high school to college. Year in School:  Sophomore Area of study:

Gift Guide for College Students

Ho! Ho! Help? Once your kids move away, it’s hard to gauge what they want or need. How do you fill their stockings this holiday season? Instead of guessing, I went straight to the savviest shoppers on the team…our college interns. I asked them to create a holiday wish list to help parents shop for their college students. Happy Holidays from the

‘Tis the Season to Model Gratitude for Your Teen

Holiday displays are up, Black Friday pre-sales have begun, and I’ve already heard my first Christmas carol on the radio. ‘Tis the season! But before we jump into the chaos, I’d like to take a moment to remember Thanksgiving—the holiday that originated out of the spirit of gratitude. Let’s talk about gratitude and what it can mean to our nearly