Whenthe kids are home, it seems like you never have time for yourself.But when you finally do have that time, the empty house can start tofeel lonely, and parents forget to focus on themselves. Whether it’syour first kid or your last, having them leave home is stillemotional. Here are five ways to help you love the next chapter,instead of fearing it.
1.Seta weekly call.Be it a Skype call or just a quick chat with the kids, get into aroutine of communication with them without being clingy. They’ll bemissing you just as much, but even if they’re homesick, they won’twant their mom or dad calling them 5 times a day. Healthycommunication when they’re away will open the lines for honesty andlong-distance bonding.
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