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A New Challenge: Parenting College Kids

From the Show: Healthy Children
Summary: Parenting college aged kids is not easy. As they enter adulthood, it can be rewarding and challenging at the same time.
Air Date: 10/16/13
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Dr. Linda Reid-Chassiakos, MD
Linda reid chassiaskosYolanda (Linda) Reid Chassiakos is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA. A graduate of the Georgetown University School of Medicine, she is the Director of the Klotz Student Health Center at California State University Northridge, and a founding member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Media Resource Team.
A New Challenge: Parenting College Kids
Do you have a kid in college? Parenting college aged kids is certainly not easy, but it is a rewarding experience to see them grow into adults.

There are challenges, however.

For instance, what is "too much" parenting, and how do you know if your child is staying healthy while at college?

Pediatrician Yolanda (Linda) Reid Chassiakos, MD, FAAP, director of a university student health center, joins Healthy Children to offer advice on how you can start relating to your college student as an adult.
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