We can't race across campus, wrap them in our arms and melt into an emotional pool of joyful tears on the ground.
But what if we don't? Will our boys be disgusted, disappointed, delighted? What oh strange breed are we? Moms of these new adults that still carry our Visa cards and use our iTunes password? We insure them, bankroll them, and would donate a kidney, too, if needed.
Every stage as a parent, and as a person, we enter unchartered territory like we are reinventing the wheel, the steering column and the whole highway system. I think of telling Doc, you will never be my age. Times change so quickly and so much that I can say for certain my mom did not need to contemplate face time, cell phone or land line call. ATMs, iphone stalker aps, online banking