From time to time I will share my column on About.com, where I am the Young Adults Expert. This column is about giving thanks for our young adult kids.
Happy Thanksgiving to you all!
Raising children is filled with rewarding moments – along with moments that terrify, exhaust, and overwhelm us. As parents of adults, we still feel the parental impulses and reflexes that we did when our kids were two or twelve or seventeen – but now we can, and often should, let those impulses and reflexes pass without acting on them.