Going to university is a big change for a student. While most of them will enjoy the independence of university life, the lack of enforced structure and routine can leave a few baffled.
And juggling lectures, practicals, assignments, projects, and extra-curricular activities can be emotionally draining. Things can become particularly difficult if one suffers from any mental health disorders such as depression or anxiety.
I have to admit, it worries me that once my boys go to university, I can’t be there for them the way I can right now. But that doesn’t mean I can’t support them in other ways! [Read more…]