Six tips for parents doing it tough since their kid left home

Some people cruise through it, some suffer in silence, some move on quickly.  Your kid growing up and leaving home is a very personal journey. I was shocked by the comments following an on-line story from a woman describing the grief she felt when her grown daughter moved interstate. They were super close, and the […]

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How useful are the ‘5 stages of grief’ when your kid leaves home?

For many, grief is keenly associated with their kid leaving home. It can take many guises, from simple sadness, maybe fleeting, to overwhelming, searing pain.  For the sufferers, when mixed with optimism and strength (underpinned with support from others), it may take on a less painful shape. For others it cuts deep, dominates and requires […]

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