As my son has started touring universities, I’m finding I have conflicted feelings. I want to help him out the door, but he’s still my baby.
Tag: empty nest
Before the kids have moved out completely, I’ve decided to try to start preparing for an empty nest – when it’s just my husband and me at home.
I have been staunchly avoiding declaring all of the “lasts” as his senior year in high school sails by at a pace so fast that I can hardly keep up.
The great big book of parenting (which none of us actually receives) never warned me of the absolute fear I would have of an empty nest.
Eighteen gets to be a gut-wrenchingly small number when you realize that’s the number of times you have to make significant memories with your kids.