As a parent, having children moving out of home is a momentous event.
You're proud of them and want to support their independence whilst so very slowly letting go of previously firmly held, apron strings.
Second daughter, A experienced a murder, then two hour siege outside her new home yesterday.
She was thankfully at work when the shooting was occurring but none the less, it's been a shocking experience for a 21 year old.
I want her home. But wrapping her in cotton wool is no answer.
The reality of the society we live in just came slamming into her 'happy bubble' of new found independence.
And the Central Coast, in my view, has lost it's relative isolation from the big bad world.
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