21 Things You’ll Love About The Empty Nest


This time of year there is absolutely no escaping the plethora of heart wrenching articles about sending your kids off to college, and while we realize that this is a stressful, and anxious time, we seasoned parents want you first-timers to know that there is much to enjoy in your empty nest.

We rediscovered each other after our kids left for college.

21 things that parents LOVE about an Empty Nest:

1. Go ahead and sleep with both eyes closed and without being awakened by noisy children or by the opening and closing of doors at all hours of the night (or wee hours of the morning). You may never sleep quite as soundly as you once did, but take heart, the sleep of the empty nester is a fine approximation of pre-kid sleep.

2. If your emptying nest still has a fledgling in it, you will have the opportunity to get to know them, finally.

3. The cost of a trip to the grocery store will plunge….

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