Good morning to all the wonderful moms out there. My son has been stationed away for more than 7 months. Because of where he is I get a phone call or a message when ever he can. It’s really hard when you are not hearing from your kid and knowing we talked everyday. His schedule changes all the time and the comfort was that in June he would be back here and stationed where I can travel often to see him. But now that’s not happening he said maybe the end of the year. He has changed a lot since he’s been gone. As a mom you look for the cute little boy that happy go lucky kid and it’s gone. He is a man now and in the little time he calls or we face time I see the changes. He loves the Traveling and he says mom it’s hard working hours but the rewards are good. He has picked up smoking and I don’t like it at all. I have spoken to him about it and he patronizes me and says mom I stopped but I know he hasn’t. I don’t want to send the short time I get with him telling him what to do. Has anyone kid picked up a bad habit? Can anyone tell me how they kicked it without sounding to nagging. I worry about him all the time and I worry about where he is what he’s doing and of course his safety. Also I wake up early every day checking my phone during the night because I don’t want miss that call. I think it is taking a toll on me. I am jumpy with my phone. And if I miss the call I feel so bad. Until I hear from him again and this is sometimes days of a week or so before I hear from him again and then I am apologizing for not being up at the time he calls. Feeling like I am a bad mom. How are you ladies coping with this?