8 Tips for Coping when a Child Leaves Home ...


My niece is currently going through the process of applying to university, so it won’t be long before she goes off to start an independent life. All of us, whether parents or aunts, wonder where the time has gone when this happens! Obviously it is harder for parents when their child leaves home, so here are some tips to help you cope with this change.

1. Done Your Job Well

First of all, give yourself the credit you deserve. You’ve coped with the difficult job of bringing up a child. Doing this job well, as you doubtless have, means teaching them the skills they need to become an independent adult – and allowing them the opportunity to leave and start their new life.

Their Own Life
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