Raising children in today’s world is not easy. As moms we are not perfect parents, but here are ten affirmations for raising children that can help.
TEN WAYS TO REFILL THE EMPTY NEST
Wikipedia describes the empty nest syndrome as “a feeling of grief and loneliness parents may feel when their children leave home for the first time, such as to live on their own or to attend a college or university.” Just as a bird prepares a nest out of bits of twigs, grass, and other sturdy ingredients to serve as a home and refuge for its babies, so we moms have built a nest through the years for ourselves and our families. When that nest begins to empty, how do we fill the vacuum?