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  1. Hi! I just took my youngest to college too. I like to think of this time as “full-best-her” instead of “empty-nester.” As an art therapist helping women with major life transitions in Malvern, many times I see that just after loss, new life emerges–discovering new interests, making new friends, exploring new places etc.. It seems that with our children moving on, we feel the loss of our old

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  2. Life seems to be a series of transitions. As some are adjusting to their children growing up and leaving the nest, I am adjusting to the new phase of having a retired husband at home. As prepared as we thought we were, the challenges are still there. We are adjusting to new routines, new schedules (or non schedules) and the sense that the day is ours to use as we wish. It’s freeing but also

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  3. Gene this is so on point. You articulated the feelings of so many parents I have spoken with over the past few weeks. Friends calling from the airport saying they have such a headache from crying after they said goodbye to their college student. Thank you for your insight to this emotional topic.
    Warmly,
    Koleen
    p.s.
    Fall break is coming and some kids are doing the boomerang!

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  4. […] since I’m reverse nesting with time on my hands I decided to do something about it. I’m doing a make over! I wanted […]

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