It's just a little over two years until my son will be 18 and off to college. Am I being a bad mom by planning all the things I want to do and perhaps what it will be like to not have to 1) get a grumpy child up at 6:30 am 2) I can run around the house naked (kidding, but I could) 3) up and go on mini vacactions or trips with my husband.

I will be 39 when this occurs and lately I've been thinking about how young that is and that the world will not end when my baby bird leaves the nest.