Here we are at the beginning of a new school year. How do I know? Well, my social media feeds are filled with “first day of school” pics. Some are of little ones headed off to school for the first time. Others are of “when-did-they-get-so-big” ones headed off to their freshman year of college.
Either way (and for all of those in between) – they are facing situations fraught with anxiety and anticipation. Concerning questions and joyful expectations collide in a cloud of confusion –
What is it going to be like away from mom? home? family? friends?
What is the new place going to be like?
Will there be room for me?
Will I be welcomed?
When will I see mom – home, family, friends – again?Read more