I spent the last 23 years defining myself as a parent.
I really wanted to enjoy this new part of my life, but I just couldn’t figure out how.
And the pictures, captured by their youngest daughter, do not disappoint.
What it's like when your parents split as soon as you leave home.
It hurts to admit this, naturally, but the truth is that if I'd been visiting him more frequently, I'd know he has a plethora
Still, if you're having a hard time coping with changes, you can seek some support from close friends or even a counselor
The kids are on their way to college and your house is no longer filled with the same energy, music, tears and laughter that you have been used to for 18 years. In fact, it's quiet. So quiet that you actually can't think without all the noise of a full house.
The actor has found a silver lining.
Admit it, your daughter's room would make a great home gym.
Your best support might come from fellow parents. They'll understand your emotions and you can be each other's best buddies
I have stacks and stacks of decorating magazines dating back to the 1970s -- piled on wooden shelves in my garage. Ideas endlessly gleaned from them dance around in my jumbled brain.
Don't let empty nest syndrome blind you to the truth.