Tag Archives: empty nest

K L

My sister calls and is ready to cash in on her birthday present~ 24 hours of full time babysitting so she can get away with her hubby.  In the spirit of my last blog Make the F**ing Chicken Soup, I swiftly carve out the time. Justine is 8,  Jackson is almost 4…

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K L

It has been 6 months since my last blog.  How is that even possible? The truth of the matter is that I have been in a BIG transition.  My youngest son, Joey, graduated from high school, moved out of my house and has gone away to college. My nest is…

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K L

Living On Purpose • Know what your soul longs for • • Say YES to things that get you closer • Say NO to things that don’t • Make Choices that Create the Juicy Life of your Dreams~ ON PURPOSE Haley, my niece, just turned 16………………………………………. and I don’t really know…

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K L

I love roller coasters.   The bigger the better.  I love feeling the wind on my face as I speed around the turns and loop-d-loops.  Upside down, inside out and round and round. I do NOT, however, love the “free fall” rides.  You know the one’s where you are ushered into…

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K L

Today is the day Johnny leaves for College.  I will be saying “good-by” in about 30 minutes.  He is out getting his “last California burrito”.  Apparently California burritos are a San Diego thing.  Ask any local teenager returning from college…you can’t get them anywhere else. I am so sad.  I…

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K L

In less than 2 weeks, my first-born is going away to college.  Johnny is ready, excited and has not shown one ounce of hesitation.  This is exactly what I have always wanted for him. I recognize the growing up he has to do is better done on his own, away…

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