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Saying Goodbye to Your Kids

Don't just cry – celebrate!

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Visitor Comments: 12

(10) Anonymous, September 2, 2013 10:48 PM

beautifuly said

You said it so beautiful
I enjoy your show and cherish every one of them
Shana Tova and thank you

(9) Anonymous, August 28, 2013 4:05 PM

Something needs to change...

Once I experienced living on my own, and finding out what its all about, I always wanted to do something about it. Well, after watching this video and posting ( comment #5) I was wondering if Reb, you were interested in going into communities and colleges where there are single people, and helping...I would be happy to help out too. You can e-mail me. Shana Tova!

(8) Rachel, August 27, 2013 5:14 PM

This is what I kept telling myself... the lead-up to my son's departure last week for a year in Israel.

At the airport, I made him kiss me goodbye one extra time. I didn't cry until I'd left him. We were taking turns in the departures area, and when I met up with my daughter (his older sister) she said "Did you cry?" "Yes, but only after I was out of his vision" I replied. "I cried too" she said. This from the girl who has argued about and with him pretty much non-stop since his birth! So while my husband and I are celebrating his going out on his own, ALL of us have had moments of nostalgia - because we miss him.

(7) Anonymous, August 22, 2013 6:41 PM

Not Goodbye - Lhitraot !

definitely it is a celebration for the kids, moving on in life and making their very own accomplishments.
thank you for your comments and sure do miss you in tuesday classes. Maybe you would come and surprise the ladies one time? shabbat shalom

(6) Dina, August 22, 2013 2:48 PM

Thanks for Chizuk!

Thank you Lori for your beautiful words. Every time I think about taking my daughter to the airport, I start to cry. I know that I, and the rest of my family, are going to miss her terribly. Your words have given me chizuk and a new way to look at her leaving. I hope you won't mind if I use some of your beautiful words in my farewell card to her.

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