We’ve all been here but who is better to stay on your case about your financial obligations than mom and dad?
You’re getting Five Guys, Dad’s working on his thighs. Getting to the gym is tough, but worth it. What freshman 15?
Between projects, tests and term papers you’re going to find yourself tackling a task that isn’t particularly your strong suit. Your parents understand there will be a class or two you just need to pass.
If you’re lucky enough to go to school in your hometown, join the parents for dinner. There’s nothing like a home-cooked meal.
With a recently empty nest, mom’s got tea and no one to spill to. Don’t be surprised if you’re randomly updated on the grocery store gossip.
It’s been like 15 years since they invented caller ID, and not only do I know it’s you calling, you also have a picture and ringtone that pops up. Don’t blame our parents – they didn’t grow up with these things.
Moms can be the worst at this. She wants to know where you are and what you’re doing at all times. Tip: turn on your find my friends, but beware because it may become mom’s new favorite app!
I’m the most guilty about testing that five days grace period. On the sixth day, I can almost guarantee a not-so-friendly reminder will be waiting in my inbox.
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Hey, at least they’re doing your taxes! Sometimes texts from our parents mean deciphering the grammatical errors.
At the end of the day, your parents are simply proud of you. They kind of have to be. So take some time out of your busy schedule and just text mom and dad back.