A new chapter in my life's adventure series (the sub-sub titles of my books) begins today.
The last of my three kids is moving out -- again. He's claiming his own territory for the third time; they say that's the charm right, the third time?
I love my children and their spouses. But there comes a time when they should leave the nest. However, in economic times of challenge, I am grateful they have a place to come home to.
The son who is moving out waited to do so until his younger brother and his then-bride-to-be moved into their own abode, knowing I needed the extra help financially and in other way; my husband works out-of-state.
My husband and I are truly blessed with our children, and proud of their accomplishments as young adults.
So, today the empty nest is quiet, yet filled with the memories of love and laughter (and sometimes the screams, yells, and cries) of a family all grown up.
What are you hearing in your home? Where do your memories lead? How do you approach the empty nest? I'd love to hear.
“We're not home-and-hearth people. We're the adventurers, the buccaneers, the blockade runners. Without challenge, we're only half alive.” ~Alexandra Ripley
Peggy Lee Hanson, personal transition guide and mentor, is expert at compassionately helping those suffering loss of any proportion, especially through unemployment. Using proven strategies and support, she teaches how to move quickly and easily through current or impending life-changing moments so that you can have the life you are meant -- and deserve -- to live.
PeggyLee is a Speaker, Best-selling author on Amazon.com, Certified Dream Coach® & Group Leader®, Trained True Purpose Coach®, and CEO and Founder of MyDreamArchitect.com, a subsidiary of Personal Transition Guidance, LLC. Also, Peggy Lee is co-facilitator and co-owner of the Coaches Circle Mastermind groups and is a regular columnist for the online community of DreamUniversity.com. She is a member of the International Coach Federation and Toastmasters International.
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