A Hard Adjustment For Parents: Empty-Nesters Share Advice For Parents Of College Freshmen
This is a hard adjustment for parents to go through. All while trying to figure out the dance of how to have an adult child-parent relationship. In time, you will hopefully be able to enjoy your new identity, interests, and lifestyle.
You don’t need to figure this out alone. I can help.
“Write a letter to leave on their dorm bed with a thoughtful note about how much you love them, that you have all the confidence in their college future, and how proud you are of who they have become. DO NOT go on about how much you will miss them. Instead, EMPOWER their independence. Remind them you will always be there for them and to call you for the ‘up’ times, too, not just the ‘downs’!”
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