Little did I know that I’d be going through the empty nest syndrome all over again. I managed to pull through it when my son went off to college and then again when my daughter moved into her own apartment 12 miles from home about 6 years ago. It’s always hardest when your youngest leaves. No longer is your baby there for dinner or on the weekends to go shopping or to just hang out. My daughter became an adult, ready to spread her wings and be on her own.
The transition was difficult at first, as it is for most parents, who are close with their kids, but I always knew she was a phone call away and only just a half hour by car.… CONTINUE READING