Tag Archives: empty nest

A Recent Date Night

Since becoming an Empty Nester a few years ago, I decided one of the things I wanted to do was have regular date nights with hubby.  We needed and wanted to get the focus back on our marriage relationship after raising … Continue reading

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A Letter to My Sons: 25 Things I Want My College-Aged Sons To Know

Dear sons, I remember many years ago when you were both very young, when your grandmother (my mother-in-law) said to me:  “Enjoy your children while you can, they’ll be grown and gone from home before you know it.”  I remember … Continue reading

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Monday’s Question

Question:  When was a time in your life when the end of one thing meant the beginning of another?  My Answer:  That time for me would be right now!  We are moving our “baby”, our youngest son, into his college … Continue reading

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Ramblings From the Past Month…. or so

About a month and a half ago, I went on a huge decluttering rampage.  I was plain and simply sick of the clutter.  I constantly am amazed at how much “stuff” a family of four accumulates in such a short amount of time.  … Continue reading

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Anticipating the Empty Nest

  My youngest starts college in the fall.  I can’t believe it.  There are so many mixed feelings that go along with this big milestone.  There is joy and sadness, anticipation and excitement, and fear.  Sometimes I get a little weepy when … Continue reading

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