"Wow, do I ever know how you feel. First I'm boo hooing just because I'm going to miss him, then I'm boo hooing wondering if we were good enough parents (I'm crying at Disney commercials, etc.), then I'm okay,…"
"I can totally relate, my son left 6 years ago and it was difficult. I'm in a local support group and we have a couple mothers that have kids leaving now. It is not like anything else I have ever been through, still tough when he comes home on…"
"I couldn't believe the transformation in my son that took place in 8 weeks..how they accomplished the neatness values in him that i've been yelling at for at least 18 years...but its all good..better late than never learned.. its never too…"
I will be experiencing those feelings in about a week when we take our daughter to MEPS for BMT. Like you said it's not the same as those that are going away to college or just moving out. This is very intense and the…"
"oh I do not know his training instructors name his address said : his name and 322 TRS/FLT 105
I like in New Hampshire, where do you live, and what is your son doing now ,? mine will go on to some kind of flight training then to california to DLI…"
"Feeling Emotional is normal!!!!! I went back and forth between Pride, tears and I think I am going to throw up :-) It gets better....Shop for him and take his gifts to him at Graduation! I am sure you will talk to him... What TRS/Flight is he in…"
Thank you so much for this letter i am now in tears , of relief, I still can't belive i feel so emotional, it is not like i will never see him again, but just knowing how sad he was , breaks my heart, I know i coddled him ,…"
"Tracy.... Deep Breaths!!!!!
He is OK!!!!! That first phone call is ALWAYS emotional, my son was actually in tears. said the same thing that it was the hardest thing, he was homesick etc..... WRITE HIM WRITE HIM WRITE HIM!!!!!!!!!! Be upbeat and…"
I am so glad to know i am not alone, My son just left for Lackland AFB on The 21 st of November, I am having a really really hard time with this, I was so proud of him , and still am , the day he got offically sworn in we went to MEPS…"
"I feel the same way My youngest daughter just left for airforce bootcamp Monday an my Middle daughter leaves for Deployment dec 3rd with the Navy (this is her second deployment) I feel as though nobody around me even has a clue how i feel!! But with…"
"Listen my son is in Week 8 and I flip out before every phone call. I live all week on that short call. Your first few weeks will be very emotional. Try not to cry - even if he does. They are very raw those first weeks. They hang o. To every word you…"