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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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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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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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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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What Hurricane Irene can teach us about finding a job

Living without electricity for a week, due to Hurricane Irene, proved to be more stressful and exhausting than I would have thought. Being the eternal optimist, I neglected to prepare for the storm with the sense of fear and intensity … Continue reading

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Bigger Kids, Bigger Problems: Why I Help High School and College Students Find Their Next Step

Have you ever heard the phrase, “Bigger kids, bigger problems”? It seems like just yesterday the problems I faced as a mother were so simple in comparison to the issues of a mom with kids in college and the real … Continue reading

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Meet an empty nester learning a new language: Social Media

I am a 52-year-old woman, an empty nester embarked on my own Next Step, trying to learn a new language; it is called SOCIAL MEDIA. I might as well be learning Greek, because it certainly seems like Greek to me! … Continue reading

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