Full House No More
College drop off is a moment of pride but can also be one of the more painful transitions a parent has to go through. The mix of emotions can be intense and anxiety producing — wanting your child to be independent while also hoping to stay close as a family.
A few useful tools and strategies will help manage emotions and create an exciting new chapter for you both. Make plans to see your teen on holidays, and in between visits touch base via Facetime and family group texts. Send personalized care packages. Create positive routines that will keep you focused and positive, set new long term goals, and connect with old friends. There can be many new openings.