Why Sending That Last Kid Off to College Hurts the Most

And a few observations about boys vs. girls in terms of preparing for school.

Photo by Mateusz Stępień on Unsplash

Goodbyes are terrible. Especially long ones. But I’ve just survived another college move-in day — barely I must add.

This particular send-off has been the toughest as now our nest is empty. For years, our house has been the center of endless activity. The vibrancy of…



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Susan Poole

Mother, lawyer, nonprofit executive, breast cancer survivor, and aspiring author. Recently left her day-job to write about topics that she’s passionate about.