Some empty nesters cry when their grown kids fly the coup.
As anyone in phase three will tell you, it's a life shift when your kids head off to college or move on their own. But gone are the days when your kid's bedroom merely becomes a shrine to what used to be.
Now they transform into yoga studios, home offices and 'snore rooms' for husbands to retreat to for a full night of uninterrupted snoring (uh...on my personal wish list, BTW).
Yep, once the kids move on, today's nesters are reinventing these sacred spaces and creating rooms that fill their long-overdue heart's desires.
Sound all too familiar? Then you're going to love this WSJ article, The Empty Nest, Re-Feathered by Katy McLaughlin. Check it out--it's well worth a look.
You'll find McLaughlin is spot on with this insightful and entertaining piece that explores the upside of kids moving out: You're not losing a child, you're gaining a dream closet!
To view the complete article: The Wall Street Journal