Your Empty Nest Coach Podcast, Episode 24: With My Child Heading to College, are the Thoughts I am Having Normal?

Hello, my Empty Nest Friend!
My future empty nest friend, I want to talk about the normal thoughts that you may expect to have as you prepare for your child heading to school. 
Our minds like to be creative. Here are some that I’ve heard from friends, clients, and family: 
  • Will they ever bathe in college?
  • Will they find a community that welcomes them?
  • How will they focus enough to study with the many distractions available on a college campus?
  • What the heck am I going to do with my time?
  • Will they eat well?
  • Will they party too much and drop out of school?
  • What if they take seven years to get through school?
  • Motherhood is over!
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What You Will Learn in this Episode

  • A new visualization of your thoughts
  • How to treat your thoughts of your child heading to college (leaving home)
  • How your thoughts are like drops of water on eye glasses
  • And more!

Episode Questions for You To Consider

  1. What silly thought does your mind like to present to you?
  2. How are you doing with noticing your thoughts?

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Full Transcript

For those who are freaking out about the empty nest years. It is time to make the rest of your life the best of your life!