10 Reasons to Call your Parents as Told by Michael Scott

Scheduling doctor appointments.

Taxes.

Wat meds to take so you don't overdose. 

How to book flights home.  

How to do laundry.  

What to do when you fail a test.

 Loans. 

General life advice.  

How to fix things, whether that means broken friendships, or broken lamps. 

And finally, asking for things.