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The 13 Care Package Items Every College Kid Would Love

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.02.2015 | Fifty

After high school, the freedom of living on your own at college can be liberating for teens. Even so, many kids still miss the comforts of home. If t...

A Homesick God

Tara Woodard-Lehman | Posted 10.01.2015 | Religion
Tara Woodard-Lehman

Scripture often describes a God who is in a state of sort of cosmic, perpetual homesickness, forever longing to abide in the hearts and lives of people.

25 Things First-Year College Students Should Never Do

Harlan Cohen | Posted 09.23.2015 | College
Harlan Cohen

Physically your body is on campus, but emotionally you're connected to friends, family, long distance partners, and strangers off campus. Use technology to meet new people on campus, not to hide from them.

5 Things Parents Can Do To Help Their Homesick College Students

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.26.2015 | Fifty

Most 18-year-olds will eagerly arrive at their dorm rooms this fall, ready to unpack and start what they've heard will be "the best four years of your...

Tips for Living with a Host Family

College Tourist | Posted 07.31.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

By College Tourist; Author: Sarah Dougherty, University of Alabama Living with a host family was by far the best decision I could've made during my ...

Hiraeth Part II: Holiday Homesickness

A.J. Condeelis | Posted 02.28.2015 | Healthy Living
A.J. Condeelis

hiraeth   (n.) a homesickness for a home to which you cannot return, a home which maybe never was; the nostalgia, the yearning, the grief for the l...

Hiraeth Part I: Holiday Homesickness

A.J. Condeelis | Posted 02.22.2015 | Healthy Living
A.J. Condeelis

hiraeth (n.) a homesickness for a home to which you cannot return, a home which maybe never was; the nostalgia, the yearning, the grief for the lost...

10 Things An Out-of-State Student From Chicago Experiences

Breana Brill | Posted 01.11.2015 | Chicago
Breana Brill

Being from out-of-state can be rough, especially if you're from one of the best cities in the world. Don't get me wrong, I love college, but I also love my hometown.

25 Ways To Keep The Summer Camp Dream Alive For Your Kids This Fall

Jenny Isenman | Posted 10.28.2014 | Parents
Jenny Isenman

Start by taking all of their electronics and tech items. If they want to text a friend, they'll have to write a letter. They'll complain a little, but deep down, they love to be disconnected.

The International Student Plight

Mikaela Reyes | Posted 06.23.2014 | College
Mikaela Reyes

As an international student, it was hard to relate to people who didn't understand the setting I came from. I'd sometimes find myself using a word from my language that didn't have a direct translation in English. Or feeling the need to reference something from back home.

How To Deal With Homesickness Your Freshman Year

| Posted 09.10.2013 | Teen

By Lola Kolade No matter how excited you may be about college life, even the most independent freshmen can find themselves struck with homesickness...

Separation Anxiety: On Feeling Homesick

Dr. Debbie Magids | Posted 11.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Debbie Magids

Figure out what's going on for you when you're feeling off and do your best to release it. Always make sure you're not the one sabotaging what you want out of life.

Camp Phone Calls Could End A Marriage

Jenny Isenman | Posted 09.11.2012 | Parents
Jenny Isenman

It's sleepaway camp season and everyone is getting their calls from the kiddos. I've found a pattern: I desperately want to strangle my husband after each call.

Notes of an Ex-Pat 3: Are You Lonesome Tonight?

W. Hunter Roberts | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
W. Hunter Roberts

What is home, anyhow? I was lonesome for Europe for 30 years after returning to the States. Finally I am back here. Sometimes it's hard, but sometimes it's glorious. What does it matter when or where we die?