If you’ve ever made a long-distance move, you know this. Moving is emotional. It’s full of contradiction emotions.
It’s all there. All the feelings. Sometimes you feel all of it in one day. There are lots of big feelings.
One of my favorite bloggers, Lisa-Jo Baker, wrote an excellent article about moving. It talks about a lot of the emotions that come with this process. Here article, When It’s OK To Be Sad, addresses some of the sadness her children experienced in saying, “Goodbye” to friends.
Here’s a portion of her article:
“So instead, I reached over and put my hand on top of his — right over his beautiful, strong, nine-year-old heart that feels everything so deeply and I let my own eyes spill over. And I told him that crying is good. Because crying means you’ve loved someone with your whole heart. . . “
Read the rest here.