Plenty of us send our kids off to college. Many of us lie and say it’s no big deal. Fact: It’s an adjustment. Your child must adjust. So do you. My son took 12 minutes to transition to college life. Me? Um, it was tougher than I anticipated. Yet, we still like each other (even after a summer together at home), so I can confidently share some tried-and-true advice for those heading into that rookie year.