Category: Empty nest

5 Lessons in Self Awareness and Why It Is Absolutely Okay Not To Ski

5 Lessons in Self Awareness and Why It Is Absolutely Okay Not To Ski

  There are times in life when you find yourself just going through your day without any self awareness.  With so many demands for your attention it can be hard to focus on your participation in daily activities with purpose and to remain fully present  in your choices. I have learned that life gives you the lessons that you…

By J. L. James 05/12/2017 2

EmptyBesters Redux: Blog Regained

EmptyBesters Redux:  Blog Regained

There is a light at the end of the tunnel and I feel like I have pushed my way back into the sunlight. Friends, readers and subscribers it has been a roller coaster  year.  Thank you for sticking with me through my mostly silent blog period. The time has come to “redux”. I love  this  word,  it sounds so…

By J. L. James 30/10/2017 2

Empty Nest Day: Time to say Goodbye

Empty Nest Day:  Time to say Goodbye

I can’t believe that it has been three years since I wrote about my daughter going off to university.   Now I have experienced my final Empty Nest Day with my son leaving for his first semester.  The partial Empty Nest has become  finally empty.  The first cut was not the deepest. It is when the last child leaves…

By J. L. James 09/09/2016 4