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More specifically, for some parents knowing what to do with their child's recently departed bedroom remains both a quandary, and a reminder of the significant changes that can arise when a child leaves home.
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TALK Consult your child about how their room may be used before they leave home
Now, seemingly overnight, that stage has arrived and your last, or only, child is ready to depart home, leaving you either alone, or with your partner, to navigate a new stage of life as empty nesters.
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CELEBRATE Honour your child's growing independence by re discovering your own relationships and interests (research suggests that empty nesters enjoy greater relationship satisfaction than mothers with kids at home)
You've spent years changing nappies, driving kids to dance classes and soccer training, tenderly wiping away the tears of unrequited teenage love, and absorbing the stresses of year 12 or university exams.
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It's normal to feel a sense of loss and purpose, and new found freedom all at once.
PLAN Talk to your child and partner about anticipated changes and feelings before your child leaves home
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your child flying the coup, as well as your space requirements, budget, and the anticipated time your child will be away (many kids continue to boomerang home throughout the years).
These two reactions are not mutually exclusive, and it's normal to feel a sense of loss and purpose, and new found freedom all at once.
NORMALISE Accept it's OK to miss your child and/or feel a sense of relief that you've reached this parenting Nike Roshe Run Grey Amazon milestone. Don beat yourself up!
As is the case with many of life's transitions, there is no one size fits all approach, however considering the following tips can help if your chickens are set to spread their wings soon:
You may have even fantasised about what life would be like if you only had more time to yourself, or with your spouse, when your kids weren't so dependent and in need of your emotional, physical, financial, and psychological resources.
choose to leave their son or daughter's room untouched, a kind of shrine in memory of the child they feel they have "lost." Others start redecorating and renovating before the bed is even cold.
as well as the anticipation and excitement often associated with the possibility of reconnecting with your partner and having the time and space to explore interests that have been parked in the name of parenting.
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