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Visions of an Empty Nest

It could be reasonably argued that mothers have a harder time letting their babies go. After all, moms carry their children for nearly a year and then nurture and watch them grow into mostly well-behaved adults.

At some point, however, comes the letting go, and with it a quiet home. This video shares the perspective of three women transitioning into the empty nest years. It’s interesting to see how they have coped with their children moving on. Are there any ways you have set up your home so that the memories of your time as a family under one roof remain? [YouTube]

Posted: 4/1/08