What Every Empty Nest Parent Needs to Know (Part 2)

What Every Empty Nest Parent Needs to Know (Part 2) August 29, 2023

Are you adjusting to the changing realities of an empty nest? This series will help! This Part 2 continues what we started in Part 1 with parenting-related strategies. Next week, in part 3, we’ll navigate what this means for marriage. And stay tuned for a two-part follow-up later this fall, when we’ll reveal what our adult kids say they need from us, courtesy of a brand-new short survey!

In last week’s blog, we looked at how important (and difficult!) it is for empty nesters to switch from counselor to coach. I hope you got the chance to put your coach hat on and be an encouragement to your adult kids!

This week, we’ll explore two more mindset shifts – and the action steps that accompany them – that can pave the way for strong, mutually respectful relationships in these empty nest years, and in the years to come.


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