Sunday, August 23, 2015
College Take Two!
We took our oldest baby to college last week. We dropped her off, and I felt so good about it. It wasn't as hard as I thought it would be. Today I'm realizing why....it was because I knew I would be back a few days later for parent orientation, it was because I knew she was coming home this weekend, it was because it was like she was at camp not college. We took her back today, and it was hard. I won't be going back for parent orientation in a few days, and she won't be coming home this weekend. When we got home, I stood in her room and cried and cried and cried. I folded laundry and cried and cried and cried. I re-heated leftovers and cried and cried and cried. Y'all being a mom is hard...sending your baby to college is hard...I don't even know how to explain it. It's different than any of the other "hards" I've experienced as a mom, because I know this is the first step of her leaving the nest for good. It's the goal, but it's still hard. Now excuse me while I cry.