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“Maybe the journey isn’t so much about becoming anything. Maybe it’s about un-becoming everything that isn’t really you, so you can be who you were meant to be in the first place.” -Paulo Coelho
In this too-big, too-empty house that was way too small for so many years
Well, here we are—years that seemed like they may never end and yet went by too quickly- and without our permission—if only we could rewind…
Arizona Skies 𝙄 𝙘𝙖𝙡𝙡 𝙞𝙩 𝙩𝙝𝙚 “𝙅𝙖𝙣𝙪𝙖𝙧𝙮 𝙂𝙪𝙣𝙠.” I had been riding high from the holidays with everyone home and the excitement of following…
#5. Foster and encourage each other’s passions, even though those passions take time and money from the family as a whole.
Friends, we’ve got to follow our Big Kids’ leads. Let them step into their own lives within the safety of our own.
How many years have I set New Year’s Resolutions only to start berating myself a few weeks later for my lack of follow-through?
I was sitting at a Starbucks, coffee in hand, putting off some work for a few indulgent minutes on Facebook. That’s when this photo happened to me.
It is a blessing when your big kid initiates the connection. It is something I never want to take for granted.
I started The Evolving Nest when our youngest was a junior in high school. (💡If you are nearing empty-nesting, and are thinking about a new venture, I highly recommend beginning something before your youngest leaves the nest.) Yes, it can be scary to try something new. I still find it hard to put myself out there at times, but rewards have been innumerable.