My Photo
A Lady's Trimkeep & Companion
My Dearest Friend
Love Thy Neighbor
A Yuletide Welcome
1837 Crowns Sampler
Ladies' Maids
Promised Lamb
Betsy's Stocking
Betsy's House
Spring Jack
Peggy Shorrock 1803
Viktor & Irina
Nantucket Girl
A Red Cottage
Farmstead Christmas
Eliza Scattergood
Stranded Jacks
Vexation Sampler Sidebar
Salem Sisters III Sidebar
Halloweenies Sidebar
Maxim and Zoya
Brother's Keeper
Christmas Is Coming
Sergei
Turkey Love
Colonial Garden
Poor Maidens
Salem Hornbook
Favorite Spot Sampler
Favorite Font Sampler
Buttons Black
Beans, Beans
Eulalie Long
Hares' Winter
We Three
Dust of Snow
Boris
Olga
Hares' Christmas
The Queen's Crowns

« Market Releases - Part 2 | Main

August 11, 2018

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Katrina

Lots of love and prayers for both of you!!!!!!!!

Tammie Latimer

Prayer and positive thoughts for you and Sophie.

Beth

I'm one of those who has been reading your blog and watched your girls grow up into beautiful young women. I just cried a couple of tears myself reading this! Good luck to Sophie on her new adventure!

Donna

Prayers for both of you 🙏❤

Nicole

Awe, Paulette!!!! I’ll be thinking of you! We move Bradley in on the 20th, so we are just beginning. I can’t even imagine how I’ll be feeling when it’s Matthew’s turn. Lots and lots of hugs during this time!!

Ann Knudsen

My two youngest, twin boys, are leaving for college at the end of August. I share your feelings. Good luck to both you and Sophie.

Kay

Someone pass the tissues, please! P, you will be fine! And you are still a stay-at-home mom! 🐶🐶🐶🐱🐱❓❤️❤️❤️

Karen

It’s bittersweet, isn’t it? I remember, when my youngest left for college, thinking that the only thing I ever wanted to do well was over. I cried a lot the first month. But how could I be sad when my kids were so happy? They were exactly where they needed to be and were doing so well. Eventually, I adjusted and found a new level of freedom, which was fun. And they came home. They left again, but then they came back and left and came back and I realized how proud I was and how I never really lost them at all. I bet that’s what happens to you too! Hugs, —Karen

Kim

So amazing! She is every bit as beautiful as the rest, I’ve enjoyed watching them all grow up here. And the fur babies too!! ❤️

Cynthia Harris

She's a beautiful daughter. It's so hard and wonderful at the same time to see them grow up. My youngest, Rachel, was with me for 27 years choosing to go to college close to home. Last year she moved into her own place for the first time and I'm still not used to her being gone. It's like part of me is missing. But she is also close to home and I see her often. Enjoy your time discovering your new place in life.

Terri

I feel for you. Both of my girls have grown and flown. An empty house feels to big and so alone. But you WILL adjust and you will love seeing her fly high. You are in my prayers.

Carol

Big warm hugs to you and Sophie.

Sharon

Awwww...I went through my oldest going off to uni last year and my youngest will go next year. Totally dreading it. I want to be their mum forever with them round me all the time and to only see them a few times a year will be a killer! Still they have grown into confident young adults so I must have done something right! Good luck to Sophie - and you for 12 August. xx

Darlene North

Sophie enjoy your journey !!!
Beautiful family it has been wonderful seeing all 3 of your daughters
Grow up.
Wishes and prayers are being sent but you don't need them
You all are strong and will be ok
Darlene N

Charlene

This was a great walk down memory lane for all of us - mostly you. You have lived the dream I was not given - being that stay at home mom. The stay at home part changes now but the being the mom never will. These are strong women now and you will will be their mom through all the new adventures and we will still be here waiting for updates. Keep the Kleenex close. All will be well.

joann mccormick

OMG! they grow up so fast and right before our eyes! I know my most favorite picture of sophie was her Halloween picture as the queen. with the white face and "pinched" lips. she is so beautiful, just like her sisters.

CONGRATULATIONS SOPHIE! on graduating early and now heading off to college!

Linda

Prayers and hugs! It’s so hard to “let them go - again” but we raise them to be independent and brave! You will Always be the “home” they come to.

Terri

A bittersweet day, to be sure! Good luck, sweet Sophie and to you too, Paulette!

Shelly

I'm one of those who has been reading your blog for awhile now. Amazing to see her grow up in your pictures. Prayers to you Paulette on dealing with this. I can truly say it gets easier with time.

Diane Allyn

You have done a wonderful job as her mother. She will make you proud !
She’s a beautiful woman and will make you proud!

Vickie

God bless you all. ❤️

Robin in Virginia

Best wishes to you, Sophie as you begin the next leg in your life's journey! Prayers being said for you as you embark on the beginning of your college years and prayers for you, Paulette. Thinking of you all tomorrow!

Lynn Davis

She’s lovely!!

Vanessa Totten

I know the feeling. When we were moving our youngest to the University of Illinois, a whopping 45 minutes away, I didn't make it a mile down the road before bawling my head off. You get used to it, then the sadness is replaced by all the new and exciting things they are experiencing and then it becomes fun and you treasure the times they are home visiting. Prayers for your girl and of course, for mom as well!

Beth in IL

Me too! My baby girl heads to college August 13. I home schooled all 3 kids so this is tough. Thanks for sharing. Will be praying for you and your daughter during this time of transition.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)

Become a Fan

Plum Street Samplers

  • Thirteen Owls
    Original designs by Paulette Stewart

Twitter Updates

    follow me on Twitter