Struggling to let go. Brooke Shields opened up about sending kids off to college — and how difficult the process really is.
“When it comes to having a baby go to college, I’ve found that a second time isn’t the appeal,” Shields, 57, said. captioned instagram video On Thursday, August 18, she documented saying goodbye to her daughter, Rowan, on the way to Wake Forest University. I cry… 😭❤️”
In the clip, the model is Starting with her struggle with postpartum depression Over the years, watching my children grow up and “leave you behind” has been a painful experience.
“So I waved goodbye to my daughter again and thought it would be easier the second time.” on my own explained the author. “She’s already gone and she’s been with me all summer…I’m not driving with her, she’s driving with her father….it’s too hard. I don’t think I could ever experience driving away from campus again.
Hoping to connect with other parents who are struggling to raise their children, suddenly susan The alum added, “So if anyone else is going through this, we are all in this together.
Shields shares daughters Rowan, 19, and Greer, 16, with her husband Chris Henchy, ending her post with a photo of her oldest teen in a “graduation car,” captioned the snap. I miss her already.
In November, the mother of two revealed in the following episode. live with kelly and ryan Her daughter’s freshman year of college was “the worst thing I’ve ever had in my life” before co-hosting. Kelly Ripa I assured her it would get “easier” as time went on.
“You want them to be happy, but you really don’t want them to be happy,” Shields joked. Ryan Seacrest “You hope they need to come back,” he added.
In November 2021, Shields spoke EXCLUSIVELY: every week About the challenges of new life transition. “I miss her every day,” the Golden Globe nominee gushed at Women of the Year Glamor in New York City.
Two months ago cabaret The performer told her Instagram followers she wore waterproof mascara when Rowan graduated from high school. “My baby girl’s graduation and she performed at the celebration,” Shields captioned June’s photo and video from the milestone moment.
“My unique and extraordinary baby girl is spreading her wings,” Shields wrote on Instagram at the time. “I love you so much. We are so proud of you. This was the saddest drive away from where I’ve ever had to make. But my baby is about to begin one of the most important adventures of his life…now!”
while raising a girl blue coral reef The actress who spoke exclusively we that she was purposeful in making them work Both Rowan and Greer have stated that they were proud to “get paid every week.”
“This was their hard-earned money.” endless love Starr explained. “And they realized how hard it was to get that check, that piece of paper. [the checks] said to me, “Well, can you put this somewhere?’ and became ‘OK, let me show you how this works’. There are baby steps. “