Why I’m Ready for My Son to Return to College

The push and pull of letting go is making my insides hurt

Photo by Peter Forster on Unsplash

He came home the day before Thanksgiving, and I couldn’t have been happier. He’d been away since August — the longest I’d gone without seeing him since he’d been born. At least remote learning hadn’t ruined his freshman experience. Based on how little he texted or called home, I was…

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Susan Poole

Susan Poole

Mother, lawyer, nonprofit executive, breast cancer survivor, and aspiring author. Recently left her day-job to write about topics that she’s passionate about.