Terri’s May Blog

Empty Nest – Temporarily Refilling


Two years ago, in the fall of 2015, my husband and I officially entered the empty nest chapter as our youngest son left home for University. After the initial shock wore off, we set the intention to explore and re-create our new “family dynamic.”


Entering any new phase of life and transitioning from one chapter to another can feel overwhelming and/or exciting, depending on how we choose to be with it. The empty nest chapter can feel daunting if we allow ourselves to wallow in the emptiness and stew in the memories of the past. But it can also feel invigorating, especially if we choose to celebrate our children’s growth and evolution and invite curiosity into our own lives. Read more