How to become an ‘empty nester’

Your kids are heading off to college and you’re so proud of them because it’s a huge accomplishment. So why do you feel so sad?

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Your kids are heading off to college and you’re so proud of them because it’s a huge accomplishment. So why do you feel so sad?

Colleen Odegaard is a life coach and host of the “Wake Up to Your Life” podcast.  She has some advice for empty nesters to get through this transition.

Some tips include:

  • Feel your feelings
  • FaceTime is your friend
  • Get a hobby
  • Connect, connect, connect
  • Remember, you’re still mom and dad

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