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Missouri-based professional ‘second mom’ reveals how to support kids during the college years

Sending your child off to college can be a tough time for parents — and students.

And one mom perceived a need — and filled it.

A Missouri-based mom founded a professional parenting company to serve college students living far from their families. Mindy Horwitz is the founder of mindyKNOWS and shared with Fox News Digital some of her best tips for helping guide a child through the ups and downs of college life. 

The service is right now offered at Washington University in St. Louis, Northwestern University, University of Hartford and Skidmore College.

College student support tips

Among the services the company provides: picking up prescriptions, assembling furniture, offering advice to parents about the best local doctors and restaurants, ironing sheets, decorating dorm rooms — and more.  (iStock)

The company mindyKNOWS is the only college parent support service of its kind that supports more than one campus, Horwitz said. 

Fox News Digital’s Megan Myers contributed to this report. 

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Brittany Kasko is a lifestyle production assistant with Fox News Digital. 

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