Saturday, December 9, 2023

Hiring Mom for College Students

From Insider:

If you're nervous about shipping your teenager off all alone to a new state for college, there are professional "moms" offering their nurturing services — for a fee.

Some parents are hiring people to shop for their kids' dorm room items, make their beds, and wash their clothes while they're at college or boarding school, The Wall Street Journal reported.

It's a perk that will cost $450 for an academic year, plus additional fees, at one service; another charges clients thousands of dollars.

Freshmen college students often rely on their parents to help with moving in and getting settled into their new dorm, but not all parents are able to be so involved in their children's transition into adulthood. For financial or geographical reasons, some students have to do it alone.

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