This community is primarily a support group for parents whose teenaged offspring are leaving home for college/university.
It is called The Helipad, and the members Whirlybirds, from the concept of 'The Helicopter Mom'.
Helicopter parents either hover over their offspring at all times, or come flying in to school/university etc. to 'rescue' them from essay dead-lines, sniping flatmates, inability to use a washing machine etc.
'Whirlybirds' because we are likely to be mostly female, and all of a whirl about the offspring.
Young people with helicopter parents are often derided by their peers!
So this is a community where you can worry, rant, whinge, panic as you see fit, whilst not leaving the Helipad.
Practical notes - other parents who have already been there are very welcome - we will need you to hold our hands. Also welcome are parents with younger teenagers - your time will come! Comments from anyone are welcome - especially those who can answer our worries from the other side - those of you who are still in, or have not long left, either further education or your teens!