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Sending your kids off to college: All the feelings




BERKELEY, CA - APRIL 23:  UC Berkeley students walk through Sproul Plaza on the UC Berkeley campus April 23, 2012 in Berkeley, California.
BERKELEY, CA - APRIL 23: UC Berkeley students walk through Sproul Plaza on the UC Berkeley campus April 23, 2012 in Berkeley, California.
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Millions of teenagers across the country head off to college each year. It is one of the biggest milestones in a teen’s life.

But this rite of passage is also an important milestone for parents. From coming to terms with how your baby has grown to returning home to an empty house, dealing with a teen going to college can encompass a lot of mixed feelings. Some parents experience excitement, others feel anxious or stressed. These emotions that come with your realization that your kid is an adult is a reminder of your own adulthood as well.

So how to deal with a kid heading off to college? How can you prepare emotionally for that? As a parent, did you experience feelings that you were surprised to have? Call us at 866-893-5722 and weigh in.



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