Parenting
Youngsters
Marie Bollman

And Just Like That… My Nest Is Empty

Today my youngest followed her big brothers off to school for the first time. After all the school shopping, pep-talks, and a million “I’m so excited for you!”s…today was finally the day. That bus pulled up and I watched all three of them climb on and ride away from me. I guess you never really get over that feeling of wanting to hop in your car and chase after your first timer just to make sure she’s going to be okay. READ MORE

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