Learning to Live in My Empty Nest

What happens when everything … (well, almost everything) changes in your life

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Because… I want to

One year ago today this was my Facebook post (with a few alterations to help with anonymity). It was a moment captured in words and pictures because it was momentous. The first year of being an empty nester, the first year of parenting adults is chalk full of moments like this. In these moments youContinue reading “Because… I want to”


I think that one of the most commonly experienced thoughts of the newly empty nester is “What if?”. Now I don’t know if people who have been at this for a while struggle with it as much as you do at the beginning but I must admit it haunts me. “What if” can be brilliantContinue reading “WHAT IF?”

20 Things I Learned in 2020

For the past few years I have been making a list at the end of each year. Being by nature a contemplative person, and a planner, I will usually start getting very introspective in September. I blame this on the fact that I worked at a school for many years and so August and SeptemberContinue reading “20 Things I Learned in 2020”

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