It was one year ago today that my fingers nervously prepared to hit the publish button. I chose this piece, “from the cellar,” because it best sums up our life and most accurately describes our life philosophy. It’s been so wonderful getting to know all of you and hearing YOUR fascinating life stories. I hope you enjoy the read!
“We must let go of the life we planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.”
Parents are delivered into their empty nest in a multitude of ways, across different spans of place and time. Some run longingly, while others drag their feet. For most it’s a chance to reclaim your house and date night, while forging a new adult relationship with your children. Sadly, for others, it marks the end of a relationship that can no longer be sustained – a dissolution of a family under one roof. Whatever category you fall into, parents eventually see their empty nest as a new beginning.
We are given different layers of life, each seasoned with a distinct flavor that may feel foreign to our palate at first. Initially, the empty nest is that strange inedible taste you swear you’ll never like.
My husband, Sam, and I are…
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