Jennifer called last night. For those new to this blog she is daughter #2, child #3 (youngest) who is attending Queen’s University in
Jen had the opportunity to take her first year of university at a castle in
My mother was right………..as always.
The week-end before Thanksgiving (that is October here in
So I did what any insane mother would do. I flew over to
I took one look around at Jen’s residence and school. I sat her down and told her she was NOT coming home with me. I told her three things:
1. The castle was not hell on earth but home would be if she came home before finishing her first year.
2. If she came home none of her friends would be there anyway because they were all attending university all around the province and she would be stuck night after night with me.
3. She had to join three clubs or activities in order to meet people
In the end she did stay.
Jen travelled to
What a terrible mother I was to make her stay.
The most important thing Jen did was meet the Jessicas……now there is an interesting story!! Till next time………….there is soooooooo much more to tell!!
The castle pictured really is where Jen went to school Herstmonceux Castle, South Sussex, England