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Om for Parents, Om for College Freshers

Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back and reasons to stay The Dalai Lama

It is tough being a parent, because letting go is not easy. To think that we must come to terms with the fact that we will probably have our kids at home only until they’re 12th graders, hurts. We have to be prepared for it, yet that niggly little pain is always there. We know their life is just beginning, yet we feel a sense of sadness. I am guessing it is the same for all parents. When I received the…

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Parenting

Come September, 27 More Things That Make Me Cry

The Huffington Post newsletter this morning brought me this: 27 Things That Made Me Cry When I Took My Kid to College and I know how Peyton feels. The email subject line said “pass the tissues”. But no, tissues are…