I invited my friend Brenda Yoder to join me here today to talk about ways to cultivate our identity as we release our kids. I know I floundered for quite some time, trying to redefine myself, after my last child flew the coop. My children are spaced out by 13 years, so I had been actively mothering for 37 years by the time that youngest daughter said her marriage vows. I was a mother. I didn’t really know how to be anything else. Now what? Brenda’s beautiful book Fledge: Launching Your Kids Without Losing Your Mind devotes one whole chapter to this subject.
Who are you going to be when your children take flight with wings of their own and are no longer sheltered beneath yours?
In her book, Brenda speaks truths she has found in the Word of God, and you will be blessed by her practical, transparent wisdom.
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