Sorry, but it's not true that when the kids are launched you miss all this. I adore my kids and the truth is, I rarely look at those graduation pictures from elementary school. I'd rather spend the time involved in their present day activities or in my own quieter life.
Two mortar shells explode in Golan Heights, no casualties or damage reported (Haaretz)
from the article: Worst end of school year Mom ever, the Israeli version