At a recent SAA meeting, some of us were talking about the stress in not knowing what our student plans to specialize. We agreed that, while we'll support our student in whatever decision they make, we need some time to "prepare" for such a change. Maybe it's moving away from family or simply away from Tulsa, or starting with a new schedule that isn't the comfortable routine we've fallen into.
With that said, I came across this article from Real Simple and it seems to address some of these issues of "change" nicely. Enjoy!
10 Ways to Embrace Change
-Amy (Scott, MSII)