Couples can use the transition to emotionally connect and talk about feelings they didn't know they were going to have."Also, some couples become defined by their role as parents and by the demands of their kids.
We are currently taking applications for vendors–we are looking for handmade and vintage goods and curators of beautiful things (home type vendors especially wanted, but all kinds are welcome! To find out more and apply to be a vendor click here. ) Also, if you play in a musical group/tribe/band that you think would be a good fit, (banjos encouraged but not required!They don't want to have to worry about their mom and dad being newly separated."The way I see it, marriage changes a lot when your kids are born, and young parents frequently wish for "me" time.So, as difficult as it is to say goodbye to the people you love with all your heart, becoming empty nesters really is an opportunity to have "me" time again. As your child is living his or her dream, maybe when it comes to your relationship, you can, too!This is your chance to reconnect with old friends and hobbies. When you're an empty nester, he or she is only one walking in the door on a daily basis.Take advantage of the time alone to talk, become friends and have dates, even if they are in your own home.3. Many years of not communicating wants and needs to a spouse can result in a lot of buried hurt, anger and resentment. Consider this your invitation to come hang out on our 13 acres #At The White Barn in Midland, NC with fellow beauty hunters, we’ll eat yummy food and you can shop for beauty for your home and life from a selection of gloriously curated vendors!!
) Tickets will go on sale at a later date and will also be available at the door.
I’m so excited to share some of my FAVORITE makers, pickers, artists, farmers and shop owners with you! This is just a tiny example of a few of our vendors–Created Beautifully & Angela Statzer and remember how I’ve been picking and collecting and beauty hunting like mad?
It’s so I can have a huge booth full of pretties for your home at the Nest Fest!
Do they lean on each other, enjoy the uninterrupted time together, and become even closer as a couple? But some couples realize during this time that they are no longer connected, causing them to either continue living separate lives or make the decision to split up.
Jessica Waxman is a Northbrook-based licensed marriage and family therapist.
Jackie Pilossoph is a freelance columnist for Chicago Tribune Media Group.