Monthly Archives: January 2012

Part 4: The Moveable Nest

Our first grandchild!  I admit it.  I wanted a grandchild.  I had young nieces and nephews.  I had much younger friends with adorable babies.  I could hold a child, babysit, and play with a child anytime I wanted.  I still … Continue reading

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Part 3: Are you still the parent when your child is an adult?

Tranquility: occasionally missing at home Our youngest graduated from California State University Sacramento in June, 2010, the day before her big sister graduated from med school at UC Davis.  The CSU system has been impacted by state budget cuts and … Continue reading

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The Once Empty Nest

An Introduction: Part 1: The Nest Empties In the spring before my youngest daughter graduated from high school, as her college plans began to develop, I had a strange emotional reaction to the impending void in my life, dissimilar from … Continue reading

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