#79 Leaving the Nest with Jackson Guinn

In this week's podcast on Catholic Moms in the Middle, Jennie shares her experience of taking a child to college and becoming an empty nester. Jennie's youngest son, Jackson, joins her to share his perspective of moving away from home and starting college. In this honest conversation, Jennie and Jackson share the challenges, fears and uncertainties that come from embarking on a new season of life. They share how they each felt conflicting emotions. 

Jennie encourages moms to allow and acknowledge all of their feelings. Each mom process and experiences a child going off to college in different ways. There is no right or wrong way! 

Listen to the podcast here!

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Jennie is a Catholic Life Coach, Podcaster, Weekly Radio Show Host on Nashville Catholic Radio, Speaker and founder of Catholic Moms in the Middle. After 26 years of working in Catholic education, Jennie felt God calling her "to step out of the boat" to serve in a new way. In her new ministry as a Catholic Life Coach, she now equips and encourages middle-life moms to reconnect with who they are and their unique God-given purpose so they can embrace midlife with joy and confidence.