A COMPLETE, Empty Nest.

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You’re going where? For how long?

I might have mentioned that I was never the mom that couldn’t wait for the kids to move out. When my son briefly moved back in after college and brought … Continue reading

February 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

“Will you be dining alone?”

I have not traveled out of the country in over 20 years, but in my younger days I was blessed to have the opportunity to travel to perhaps 10 other … Continue reading

April 13, 2014 · 6 Comments

Learning To Let Go

Originally posted on Parenting Ponderings:
I admit it. I have a problem. I am a control freak. I have been since about junior year of college. I’m not sure what…

March 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

I am NOT a Nurse

I am a proud, 25 year employee of the St. Paul Public Schools. I started out my years at the same amazing school my son was a student in, Webster … Continue reading

February 24, 2014 · Leave a comment


I’m not going to claim I was surprised by the loneliness that comes with being a true empty nester, (meaning there are no children or spouse in my nest.) When … Continue reading

February 16, 2014 · Leave a comment


Why “A COMPLETE Empty Nest? Honestly, I’m not sure I will ever love the title for this blog, but I chose it because it’s the phrase that kept coming back … Continue reading

February 9, 2014 · Leave a comment