Leaving the nest
Over the weekend my daughter graduated from college and moved out of the house–all on the same day! To say that this weekend was stressful is a major understatement. There was the graduation ceremony, the party and then the packing up and moving out. I’m wiped, both physically and emotionally.
Needless to say, I am super proud of her and of me and her dad. We had her young–I was only 19 when I got pregnant–and I know most people thought things wouldn’t necessary work out for the best. Some people even told us that…but 21 years later, I can say that we did a pretty amazing job. She is a spectacular young woman and not just because she graduated from college. She is self-aware, motivated, confident, creative, intelligent, has an awesome wit and is beautiful among many, many other qualities. I am glad that I got to be her mom and that we are able to go through life together. Even though I will miss her living at home (she moved 3 hours away), I’m excited to be a witness to her journey through life. I’m sure she will make most of it!