When you’re the parent of a college student, life has a rhythm: you drop them off in August, maybe see them for Family Weekend in the Fall, Thanksgiving and Christmas Breaks, back to campus in January, Spring Break in March, finals, pack them up and either cheer at their graduation or get ready to do it all over again in August.
Not this year.
This year the rhythm of life has been interrupted
This year, many of us found ourselves scrambling in the middle of March, making arrangements to get your college student (or students) home after they were abruptly ejected from their campus and sent home for socially-distanced, on-line learning. And, if you’re like me, it’s been quite an adjustment. Along with their backpacks and books, their linens and laptops, they came home with a whole other set…