5 Strategies to Deal With Empty Nest

5 Strategies to Deal With Empty Nest

As a therapist, I try to focus not just on concepts, but on tangibles to help people make concrete changes in their lives, no matter what issues they are facing. This goes for facing an empty nest as well. There are very specific things you can do to help yourself get...
My Journey from Infertility to an Empty Nest

My Journey from Infertility to an Empty Nest

A few years ago I had the pleasure of reading my essay “Momville” at Listen to Your Mother in Northwest Arkansas. It’s a humorous take on my motherhood journey, from infertility to empty nest. I hope you enjoy! We are halfway through the month of...
Visiting Your Grown Child In Their New Home

Visiting Your Grown Child In Their New Home

During our son’s first year at Vanderbilt, my husband and I traveled to Nashville to visit. I’d been doing pretty well in my new empty nest, or “NestAche” as I called it. As we were pulling into our hotel, we saw him striding down the street. I...