Welcome and thank you for visiting Invisible Thread. This site is here for anyone who is preparing their child for university. It’s a huge parenting challenge and something, which is rarely discussed outside families and friends. For many, it is an exciting time watching your child evolve into a young adult and taking a step back. For some, it is a fraught time where the relationship between parent and child is changing – sometimes a bit too quickly.
First of all, let me introduce myself. My name is Sally and I am a parent to two children. My son left for university in 2015 and is currently in his third year. He decided to go to Chester University, which is absolutely brilliant. However, we live in Bournemouth! Our younger daughter is currently studying A Levels and is looking at universities.
So why am I doing this? It’s simple really. I couldn’t find any forum where parents can freely share their fears, excitement, thoughts. And to how to succeed in keeping the Invisible Thread between parent and newly adult child.