October is when the college lifestyle really starts to hit your student. They’ve been studying like crazy for midterms, socializing at fun fall events, and thriving in sports, jobs and clubs. Meanwhile, germs are spreading like wildfire in the residence halls. Check out the articles below for advice about guiding your student through illnesses they experience away from home.
TLC will be in order, of course — you might want to send comforting items like tea, fuzzy socks and throat lozenges, along with over-the-counter meds, a thermometer and a first aid kit if they don’t have one. Or check out the pre-built care packages from Freshman Fun Box and use the discount code below for 10% off!