My New How-to-Relate-to-My-Adult-Children Policy

We took our young adult children and grandchildren on a family vacation. There were fourteen of us between the ages of 4 months and 55 years. It was a lot of preparation. It was some anxiety (mostly on my end). It was filled with plenty of sweet moments and some hard...

Emptying Your Nest

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Goodbye

In just a few days, my son will walk to the front door with his final box under his arm. He may ask if I want the house key back, I’ll tell him to keep it. He’ll stand there for a moment, because he will know that I will require one more hug. One last hug. Not the...

On Mothering & Letting Go

NOTE FROM ELISABETH: this post was originally written in August, 2015. My daughter has since graduated from college and is getting married next month. You know how when you buy a new car, you see your exact car all over the place all of the sudden? Well, one of the...

Life isn't always how we want it. When change seems elusive, and we're stuck in old routines, a gentle push or some self-reflection can make a difference. Let these questions be that nudge to get you moving.

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