Since we don't have a separate parents' cafe yet, I'm hoping this thread will start one.
Ok, it's true, I'm getting cold feet.
So, Parents, why are we doing this? "We" can be you, or "we" can be Mr. and Mrs. Laxtaxi - why are WE doing this?
There are compelling reasons to keep your offspring at home through high school - influence their upbringing, instill your values, identify negative patterns and behaviors in your relationships with them and fix them before they leave the home for good. Besides, they're fun to have around. Are we really ready to empty the nest yet?