The Shriver Report – empty nest

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My Story
Just Like Mom: One Woman’s Story of Helping Raise Her Grandchildren
I found myself enjoying my new found freedom of being an empty nester with my husband of 38 years. Making plans with friends at the spur of the moment, taking in a movie after work, an evening stroll, or just being with each other in silence. But in June of 2012, our lives were turned upside down by the loss of our daughter-in-law who was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer and then lost her battle within a few months.  → Read More
Mothering Our Mothers
I was also unwavering in my commitment to raising my daughter under completely different circumstances than I was reared in. Then the inevitable happened. My daughter, my life, left for college.  → Read More
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