Your Child’s First Out of the Nest Boyfriend/Girlfriend

Saying No to Your Young Adult’s New Beau…Don’t Bother! So, you are finally going to meet their first out of nest boyfriend or girlfriend.  Be nice!  Unless they are the absolute worst nightmare, showing indications of a tendency towards verbal or physical abuse, there may be very little you can do. It will be hard […]

Eliminating the Empty Nest Fear Factor

Empty Nest Fear Factor

Empty Nest Fear factor For Empty Nesters there are a multitude of fears on entering this transitional phase.  Some of the most anxiety causing fears are: The end of an era that will never come back? Becoming redundant as parents? Feeling old? A change in our spousal relationship? Will our children manage the transition successfully? Will they forget […]

Finding the Right Dr. for You

The other day my mother visited her MD.  I asked how the visit went and what he had said about her (minor) ailment. Everything went well she said, and he gave her a prescription. I asked what was the name of the aliment.  She said he didn’t tell her and she didn’t ask.  It occurred to […]