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Time to Let Go

There's more to life than your relationship with your kids.

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Visitor Comments: 13

(13) Anonymous, July 6, 2009 2:04 AM

Thanks, that was beautful !!!

(12) jenny, July 3, 2009 8:53 PM

Lori, you make me cry, you make me laugh. Why? because it is true. Thank you for let me feel I am not alone.

(11) avraham m., July 3, 2009 12:20 PM

2 great kids

7-3-09 my daughter turns 21 today,my son 26 next week.they've both been gone(single dad) for about 4-5 years on their own.we never hang up the phone without saying I love you.we never part ways without a son just joined the Army and even in front of his Sargent he gave me a hug and said love you pops..they might be gone but thank G-d they never go away!!Despite the grey hairs i am blessed with two of the best kids ever,and i thank the L-rd for them everyday,as i bless my meals!! keep them close,they might fall but G-d forbid that happens be there for them..Thank you HaShem for my wonderfully awesome children!!! Amen &Amen

(10) Tsvi Aryeh ben Chaim vi Leah bat Avrahom vi Chana, July 2, 2009 3:24 AM

Guess What, Lori!

I completely agree about your comments about spouses and HaShem. Of course, no Jewish kids ever completely leave a Jewish home. A parent's job is never done. It's just different. So, if you think that you and your spouse can now focus solely on yourselves, and perhaps an aged parent or two, guess again! Of course providing a second opinion and advice and funds and food may not be quite the same, but the love is, so they're not really gone. And that's a good thing. An old Yiddishism states that, in translation, "If you have a parent, you're still a child."

(9) Anonymous, July 1, 2009 3:43 AM

How did you know?

My daughter leaves for camp tomorrow did you know? B

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