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Are we too connected to our kids at university?

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With access to smartphones, laptops, webcams and iPads, kids don't have to handle everyday 'adult' issues they would regularly encounter at college and university. Today's empty-nest parents aren't cutting that metaphorical cord when they should, argues Abigail Sullivan Moore, a West Hartford, Conn.-based journalist.

The co-author of The iConnected Parent: Staying Close to Your Kids in College (and Beyond) While Letting Them Grow Up, Ms. Moore joins us for a live discussion at 1 p.m. ET.

Has technology allowed you to be too connected to your kids away from home?

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