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It can't be avoided; there will be times when your child feels sad, lonely, homesick or worried while away at boarding school (as you will too). The biggest fear for us boarding parents is that we will get a text, email or phone call from our child saying, 'I'm sad, I'm lonely, I'm worried; I want to come home! I have no friends.'
And it hurts! It feels like our heart has been ripped out and stamped on and sometimes we can’t even breathe for a moment!  When our kids are sad we are sad and then often we go into 'fixing mode' because all we want...