Whether it's goodbye at the door in the morning, or a final goodbye, these are times where ritual and tradition connect us as a family and as a people of God.
Come up with your family's special way of saying goodbye in the morning before going off to work or school. Try this one-- "Remember WHO you are and WHOSE you are.
Or from Psalm 121:8-- "God guards you when you leave and when you return, God guards you now, God guards you always.(The Message)
For the child is "too old" for a kiss at the bus stop, try using the American Sign Language "I love you"