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At some point, I'll stop crying on the first day of school

Dana Martin Bakersfield
Filed Under: Family

I’m crying again on the first day of school, but not because my kids are growing up too fast. This time, it’s because they are already grown. To older moms everywhere, this is for you. Whether your kids are in college, working a job, or are married with a family of their own, we didn’t send our children to school again this year. And we won’t. Again. Ever. As I wrote in my article School Buses and Helium Balloons, I suffered early from P.E.N.S. (Pre-Empty-Nest-Syndrome) when all three children still …read more

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