My Son; getting ready to leave us
Posted By: Pamela Mainz 08-10-11
My son leaves for boot camp ito San Diego on Feb. 27th, 2011 but after reading some of these stories.... We'll be physically prepared for the possibility of him leaving earlier???? Notice I said physically no way I'd be mentally prepared anymore than I'll be prepared even for the Feb. 27th date.
I know you all have awesome kids but my son Kayd was a special gift from god in that he has always just been a great kid! I apparently did something right in raising him! You know the saying that God created teenagers so that you can be OK with them leaving because by teenage years they are driving you nuts and you sort of don't like them much?? WELL, this kid has done the total opposite on me.
He has begun to spend quality time with myself and husband and doing special little things for us??? Writing notes of how he loves us, bought me a necklace of a Mom & son embracing "for me to wear close to my heart while I'm thinking about him when he's gone"...... Need I go on? He even is spending great times with his twin 10 year old brothers who 6 months ago would have been good never to see one another ever again???
SO the Marines have already started to make an impression on him. He is spending time thinking about his future and about all the things that are important to him. I hear about how all of your kids come home and you can't believe the differences. WOW!
When any of you go to San Diego for graduation will you please write about where you did end up staying and if you wish you would have stayed someplace else? So on any hints and words of wisdom would be appreciated.
Anyone else have a son leaving Feb. 27, 2011 for San Diego?
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