Going Away To College and Leaving Home-Breaking Up With Mom and Dad
Moving Into The College Dorm
Moving Out and Attending College
Getting ready and moving out to go to college and growing up so fast and I know it's time to "cut the cord", but my heart just won't let me do it. My head says I have to let him go to college and start his own life, but when I think about packing his stuff and letting him grow up and go on his own, it's bittersweet. I'm so happy in a way because I know we did a good job as parents and that's when you are proud, but on the other hand, I'm dreading the day he moves.
Some Parents Can't Wait Until The Children Move Out
Trying to understand how parents let their children go and can't wait til they move out. I'm not criticizing at all, so don't get me wrong. I just don't understand how they come to that point. Are they stronger? I guess I love too much and that's not healthy sometimes.
Starting College Process
Starting the process of college apps and I'll keep you updated on this. I wrote a great article you can read HERE if you would like. It's about the application process and getting scholarships and grants. If anyone else out there is having a hard time letting go of your child, just know that you aren't alone. Now that he is getting older, he has more activities and is gone all the time. Gee, I sure do miss him being home watching Barney when he was a tot. I guess it's time to realize he's almost a grown man and not my baby any longer. Wait! He's always going to be my baby no matter how old he gets. To all those mothers who are thinking the same thing, I just said it for all of us out there.
Please join in on the comment section below if you have a child that grew up and moved on. Maybe you can help others out there with support (and even me)!
Much needed dorm refrigerator
Does It Get Any Easier When Your Kids' Are Gone
Who Thinks it Gets Easier After They Leave the Home?
College Applications Are Ready, But Are You
College apps already? Where did the time go? It wasn't that long ago when I was changing diapers and getting bottles ready because he was hungry. I remember the day I brought him home from the hospital. So tiny, innocent, and pure. I couldn't wait until the day he said, "mama". 18 years later, I still cherish the word "Mom."
Getting Used To The Empty Nest
As the kids get older, they do get a little more mouthier, so when they leave to go somewhere, sometimes you feel breath of fresh air, but it's only until they are gone for 30 seconds. Then you are back to worrying and wondering how it's going to be when they leave for college. Just when you think you are getting used to the empty nest, you sit and ponder on how you are going to handle it when they are moved out and on their own. Once in a while I think I can do it because now, it's grabbing the keys off the table to take off to go to school or with his buddies. Heck, now he's driving me around to appts, the store, etc. I look over (while I'm in the passenger seat, while hanging on for dear life), and wonder how it went by so fast. Starting to miss those days of wiping up milk and food off the floor, getting pacifiers at 2am, packing up 2 duffle bags to just leave the house for an hour because you have diapers, bottles, toys and everything needed for the baby.
Hazing in College
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Hazing in college and danger - This is a story I wrote about hazing in college and the foreseen dangers you need to aware your child of. I never knew what hazing was until I heard it on the news a few times. I decided to check into a little better with my kid getting ready for college. I was absolutely mortified when I found out what these kids do to each other. This is really a must read for anyone who is getting ready for college or have children that are going to college or in college now. We need to step up to the colleges and do something as parents. Our kids are at risk of being in danger. The trouble is peer pressure and needing to fit in as kids.
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