Category Archives: Empty-Nesters

From an Empty Nest to a Family Weekend

The female birdies made their way back to the nest this past weekend to travel with the parental units up to watch the male birdie play in a collegiate soccer game. Sounds simple, but this empty nester forgot what it … Continue reading

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Why Is This Russian Dressing Fluffy?

“Why is this Russian dressing fluffy?” Are you kidding me? This was the question posed to me by my loving husband of 28 years. I went to a deli, not the one I usually go too, but a good one … Continue reading

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You know you’re not a morning person when…

You know you are not a morning person when… you brush your teeth with soap. I had an early meeting this morning – well, early for me. I had to be awake, dressed, and coherent by 9:15 a.m. For most … Continue reading

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Letting Go

Whether your child has started kindergarten this fall or college, letting go always tugs at a mother’s heart. The saying “You are only as happy as your least happy child” is so true. Watching an innocent five-year-old climb the steps … Continue reading

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Considering a Career Change? Try the Fantasy Career vs. Reality Career Exercise

Current Career: Founder and Counselor for Head 4 Success: College and Career Solutions & Founder/Owner/Operator of Almost Home Childcare & Preschool My current career provides me with a sense of purpose, direction, a sense that I am helping children, teens … Continue reading

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An Empty Nester Celebrates the Holidays

Did any other empty nesters besides me have a bittersweet new year this Rosh Hashanah? Celebrating holidays changes once kids are grown, in college, or have moved out on their own. We had a wonderful family dinner. We ate too … Continue reading

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The New Neighbors

This past weekend my husband and I were invited to our new neighbors’ house for some wine. They are a beautiful young couple, with two of the most adorable boys ever. We were happy to visit with them after a … Continue reading

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Networking online really works!

As I have previously written, I am a novice when it comes to social media. I have spent the last month actively attempting to participate in LinkedIn and Twitter. My confidence with my tweets and connections is still in a … Continue reading

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Looking for your next step? All you need is an idea…

Are you an empty nester, career changer or even just a recent college graduate looking for your next step? All you need is an idea. The idea for Head 4 Success came when I least expected it. It all started … Continue reading

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Future Empty Nesters: The Time Is Now

As I was driving to work this morning, leaving my empty nest, I realized how grateful I am that I have a place to go, a job to go to, purpose, direction, and focus. I was thinking about all the … Continue reading

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