Two boys, 29 & 30, both long gone. One is in Thailand, haven't seen him in 3 years. The other is in the Army Nat'l Guard, married w/3 beautiful boys of his own. Love being a grandma. Seeing them go into the world was one of the hardest things I've ever done. Still miss having them around, but they're both fine, wonderful, independent young men with lives of their own. Young moms need to cherish every minute they have with their kids, it's all over in the blink of an eye. Cliche, yes, but so very true.
Fitness Minutes: (5,526)
7/27/13 4:20 P
It is tough, but love to see them independent down the road. Six kids - 2 out of the nest...4 to go. 3 grandchildren...so far.
~ Do what good you can, and go in peace ~
Fitness Minutes: (68,454)
7/27/13 2:44 P
My husband and I have one child still at home. He is 21 and I have to admit I am sad thinking about the day he moves out. We do enjoy our freedom now and look forward to grandchildren one day in the future.
Fitness Minutes: (10,284)
7/27/13 12:44 P
Like boomarangs ... they come back! you've done a good job in making them independent enjoy the peace
Please check out the teams I am on: DO IT FOR LOVE! (co-leader), Keep it Simple & Make Life Happen!
Fitness Minutes: (106,848)
7/27/13 9:04 A
When my oldest daughter moved out, I was sad for several months. Then I got use to it and by her junior year, it was like, ok when do I get my house back. This year my youngest is moving out too and I know it will be an adjustment but part of me is really looking forward to having no one to be accountable to and eating when and where we want to and not having to run kids here and there.
I can do it!! Spark People are the best!
Fitness Minutes: (89,421)
7/27/13 8:45 A
It gets better with time!
7/27/13 8:15 A
My daughter moved out at the age of 25. I was in no hurry for her to leave. but it was time.. Shes now married and has two little boys... And she lives close by.. :-) My son lives in N.Y 5 hours away.. I don't like that.. But now my husband and I are still young enough to enjoy life.
I CAN DO THIS
Fitness Minutes: (80,795)
7/27/13 8:10 A
Take pride in a job well done! As moms, we strive to raise our kids to be strong, independent, caring and loving. Sounds like you have taught your baby chick well as she is now ready to fly, as she should.
Fitness Minutes: (15,037)
221 7/26/13 11:19 P
big hugs to you - it's a new chapter in your life, time to take care of you!
Fitness Minutes: (226,240)
8,126 7/26/13 11:17 P
It gets better!!!
Janie Garcia Moreno
"WITH GOD ALL THINGS ARE POSSIBLE"
"PRAYER CHANGES THINGS"
"NEVER PUT A QUESTION MARK WHERE GOD HAS PUT A PERIOD!"
"WHAT THE MIND CAN CONCEIVE AND BELIEVE, IT CAN ACHIEVE!"
Fitness Minutes: (23,980)
7/26/13 4:45 P
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