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Tommy McGregor
Founder of TheTransMission and author of Lost in Transition: Becoming Spiritually Prepared for College
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The following is from the NYU Child Study Center articles called Transition to College: Separation and Change For Parents and Students (full article here) by Jess P. Shatkin, MD, MPH. Below is an excerpt from this article with challenges and practical advice for parents. Challenges for parents Feeling a void... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2011 at TheParentMission
This is a video made by the good folks of the Fuller Youth Institute. This video was features earlier in the year on the TransYear Network site and now hear on the Parent Mission site. What You Need to Know About Life After Youth Group from Fuller Youth Institute on... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2011 at TheParentMission
Many statistics can't be trusted. You'll hear on one national news network that a high percent of Americans believe one thing and the total opposite result on the other channel. They say that 78.25% of all statistics are not accurate (haha! I made that up!). While many stats are misguided,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2011 at TheParentMission
10. Be sure your child knows how proud you are of them. Actions don't always speak louder than words. They might be too distracted to notice your actions, but need to know how you feel. It is important to their self-confidence that they know that they have your support. Celebrate... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2011 at TheParentMission
The other day I was talking to a parent of a high school senior. The words that she said to me have stayed with me since the moment she said it. We were talking about her fears, like most parents of graduating seniors, of how her child would be able... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2011 at TheParentMission
Searching For God Knows What from TheTransMission on Vimeo. Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2011 at TheParentMission
As a parent of a high school senior, there is no doubt that you desperately want your child to be as prepared as possible for college. With the belief that the spiritual transition is the most important and most neglected, we would all agree that a year-long program to help... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2011 at TheParentMission
About this time every year, just as spring blooms and the days grow closer to the end of the semester, an intermittent sickness spreads throughout households of those anticipating graduation. Could it be a virus that only affects certain ages at specific times? Might it be brought on by transitional... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2011 at TheParentMission
Today is March 18. That means that a high school senior, class of 2011, is approximately two months from graduation. They have spent almost all of their recollected life in school, at home, and under the supervision of loving parents and teachers, but now that is about to change. With... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2011 at TheParentMission
Are you a parent of a graduating senior, or have you already gone through this transition with your child? We want you to participate in this blog by asking questions &/or submitting content. If you have a question about how to handle this transition to college or anything related to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2011 at TheParentMission
In the life of a high school senior, this is a pretty stressful time. What they are feel right now is the desire to move on to the next exciting chapter of their lives, and the force of having to live the next few months "on hold". One of the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2011 at TheParentMission
Each spring, a new group of ecstatic high school seniors graduate and complete one stage of life, while preparing for another. They prepare academically by taking standardized tests and filling out college applications. They prepare emotionally by learning how to deal with living away from home and taking care of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2011 at TheParentMission
So what in the world is TheParentMission, you might ask? Well, to help explain this, let me first introduce to you TheTransMission. TheTransMission is a new ministry founded by author/speaker Tommy McGregor to help high school seniors/college freshman make a healthy spiritual transition into college. Depending on which statistic you... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2011 at TheParentMission
Yea about the same time I was reading yours!
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Mar 15, 2010