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Courage Becomes Her Feature | Navigating Transition of Sending Your Child Off to College with Stephanie Chen, J.D.

Mom to 4 children (ages 18, 15, 13, and 11) and Chief Legal Officer and Chief Culture Officer for ChenMed, Stephanie Chen, J.D., shares her wisdom and insights for navigating the tender transition of sending your child off to college, especially with still having 3 children at home.

  • Make the milestones significant

  • Use and embrace technology

  • Help your younger kids connect with the one who left for college

  • Allow yourself to grieve

  • Ask for advice and let others help you

  • Let yourself sit in the hard; it’s ok to be sad

  • Invite community, even if it’s awkward