For Parents: The Empty Quester
Moms have a million questions as our kids head off to college. That can be as simple as “How many outlets are in their dorm room to the very complex “How are we going to stay plugged in?” Having sent two kids to college myself, I am excited to help you navigate this transition. I call us Empty Questers—a much more enlightened and positive approach to becoming empty nesters. Creating a beautiful space for your children is important; giving them space to enjoy their new freedom is essential.
How To Say Goodbye It will be here before you know it. In fact, many of you have already suffered the long-anticipated goodbye to your newly minted college student. I imagine it was a scene you replayed in your head many times before it actually occurred, like I had before my daughters left the nest….
Donna Korren, founder of Empty Quester, a blog for “empty nesters to embrace their kid-free life stage” shared with Blue-prynt her experience as an empty nester. Parents and kids often struggle with communication when they are living independent lives, but Korren breaks it down for everyone in this insightful and experiential article, making it easier to understand…