My New How-to-Relate-to-My-Adult-Children Policy

We took our young adult children and grandchildren on a family vacation. There were fourteen of us between the ages of 4 months and 55 years. It was a lot of preparation. It was some anxiety (mostly on my end). It was filled with plenty of sweet moments and some hard...

Emptying Your Nest

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Goodbye

In just a few days, my son will walk to the front door with his final box under his arm. He may ask if I want the house key back, I’ll tell him to keep it. He’ll stand there for a moment, because he will know that I will require one more hug. One last hug. Not the...

On Mothering & Letting Go

NOTE FROM ELISABETH: this post was originally written in August, 2015. My daughter has since graduated from college and is getting married next month. You know how when you buy a new car, you see your exact car all over the place all of the sudden? Well, one of the...