Like anything new, there’s always that very real fear of theunknown. The “unknown” is pretty scary, bringing up all this anxiety about not having control, not having the “right” skills, and not being prepared for what’s to come. It’s our survival instinct, which is pretty normal.
As a parent you never stop worrying, no matter how old your adult children are — sorry to make it sound so scary, it’s really not, it’s simply a part of the Mom job description. As Moms, we know that our kids are adults, but that has no effect on the amount of worrying we do about anything and everything.