Sending your son or daughter off to college is never easy, but sending your pride and joy to the United States Military Academy is downright scary. There are so many unknowns—from Beast to boodle to all those confusing Army acronyms! In the beginning, you don’t even know what you don’t know. That’s where The Mom’s Guide to Surviving West Point comes in. Lisa and Debbie, veteran West Point moms and charter members of the West Point Moms Facebook group, are here to help moms like you navigate the next four years. Ultimately, your cadet will be the survivor and you will play a major supporting role.
This book is designed to guide you as you figure out how best to support and encourage your cadet through the next four years. You’ll find yourself turning to this book time and again as new questions arise while your cadet travels the road from candidate to graduate. Some have likened the 47-month adventure to a roller coaster ride. All types of twists and turns await you, but you can do this: you’re a West Point Mom!