It's that time of year again...packing the kids off to their future is what I call it. Sorrow, fear and happiness are just some of the emotions us parents feel when fall rolls around and we're faced with the empty house, or sometimes even an empty heart. It's a pretty scary thing to launch your babies into the world, but here's some tips that might ease the pain. And FYI-the picture you are seeing is Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH-where my youngest child and only son found HIS future.