Saturday, May 18, 2019

Weekend column: Preparing for the empty nest

"It is not what you do for your children; it's what you have taught them to do for themselves that will make them successful human beings." ~Ann Landers

"The path ahead" / Cindy La Ferle


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Last week, I ran across an essay I wrote after my only child left home for college. Today he's a married man with a home of his own -- yet the topic of launching our kids to adulthood is always close to my heart, especially during graduation season. 

A few of my dearest friends are proud parents of high school and college graduates this month, so I'm dedicating today's post to them. The piece was first published in the 2014 Mother's Day issue of Ideals magazine, and republished by GuidepostsTo read it online, click here

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