Empty-Nesting From Marlo Thomas

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When her youngest child went off to college, my friend was hysterical. But, in time, her feelings of loss evaporated. Now she enjoys an empty nest's perks -– freedom ... and extra closet space!




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Auntie Marlo and Kate: Coping With the Empty Nest
My niece Kate and I bring together women from each of our respective age groups to explore how different generations look at different issues. In this segment, we discuss "empty-nesting."
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Is Your Empty Nest a Little Too Full?
More and more these days, the empty nest gets repopulated with adult children -- college grads who can't seem to get started, or older children who've lost jobs, divorced a spouse or just can't find housing. I asked Dale Atkins, Ph.D, if she had any advice for parents who find themselves sharing quarters with their "kids" again.
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Your Turn: Our Mothers
My mom was a real cheerleader for her children. She was always making us feel special –- I have so many fond memories of her kind, supportive ways.
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