View from inside the empty nest- it finally happened!

If I try hard, I can find the place that’s raw, that says it shouldn’t be this way, I shouldn’t be alone now that both kids are off at college. But that’s not the real me speaking and I know it. I had a story made up in my head as the early years of […]

Don’t let an Empty Nest get you down!

Five Ways to Fill Your Empty Nest… Fall is here in the Pacific Northwest all of a sudden, and students are going back to school. For those with high school juniors and seniors it’s a bittersweet season as their grade school years come to a close. My son will startpooh his junior year in college […]

Mother Development? What the heck is that?!

We’re all used to the phrase “child development,” and some of us (hand raised here!) may have had an entire shelf of books covering various aspects of children’s growth from the omnipresent “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” to more recent tomes such as “How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Over-parenting Trap […]

Hello world!

Welcome to my blog- a place to reflect on life and the transitions we encounter as we grow and change. We’re always in transition, so let’s make the most of it and bring the life of our dreams to fruition!