Happily, however, during that spring, they never, but once, got anything but empty nests
, or eggs--being too impatient to leave them till the birds were hatched; that once, Tom, who had been with his uncle into the neighbouring plantation, came running in high glee into the garden, with a brood of little callow nestlings in his hands.
We may be about to encounter the empty nest
, but at least it will be cheaper to go on holiday.
IT used to be common at this time of year to hear of parents suffering from empty nest
syndrome as their children finally left home to head to tertiary education.
If you have found yourself with a bit of an empty nest
after your children have grown up and left home, fostering can be a way to use those valuable parenting skills you have gained.
Wellington, July 20 (ANI): Mom, dad and kids - this is no longer a conventional household in New Zealand - as they are increasingly replaced by childless or empty nest
I found nothing, so I wrote a self-help book, The Empty Nest
, partly as a distraction and partly to offer reassurance to other parents.
Women are worst affected because of rising divorce rates, widowhood and empty nest
THE EMPTY NEST
SYNDROME They call it the empty nest
syndrome When the children have all left home You think of the past.
She said she had heard of empty nest
syndrome but no one had told her to prepare for the effect of her daughter passing her driving test.
July 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Now that the kiddos have graduated high school or college, you may be experiencing the loneliness of Empty Nest
Syndrome after the "nest's" residents launch and venture out into the world.
Washington, December 3 (ANI): A new study has shown that empty nest
, a feeling of loneliness that may hit parents sitting at home, may have beneficial effects on their marriage.
The subject of her latest book, Second Honeymoon, is also close to her heart ( the empty nest
and how it affects a couple when their children leave home and then, through one dilemma or another, want to return.
With Freshers' Week approaching, universities and family support groups are gearing up to provide advice to Welsh mums and dads worried by scare stories about student life, or simply struggling to come to terms with an empty nest
MINNEAPOLIS -- With half of all Boomers expected to turn 50 or older by 2006, Pillsbury is helping to ease the transition from full house to empty nest
with a new survey and Cooking for Two initiative focused on managing a suddenly-smaller household.
Outside there is also Empty Nest
, a giant human-sized rooks nest that can climb up into for a bird's-eye view and a children's playground with an area for den making.