We now have "helicopter parents" who hover over every move their child makes, "boomerang babies" for children who treat their parents' homes less like an empty nest and more like a revolving door, and "half-full nests," which are empty nesters
whose time is filled by parents who need care.
Minneapolis-based Pillsbury launched a nationwide marketing campaign designed to help Empty Nesters
adjust to cooking, buying and organizing meals for a smaller household.
The number of empty nesters
per village was determined according to proportional probability sampling.
Rhoades advises empty nesters
not to rush into any move, especially one that puts them in a very different type of living situation.
Startup families, younger and older bustling families, and empty nesters
are specially enthusiastic buyers, pointing to a greater willingness to sample exotic varieties and share them while entertaining.
Whether it's empty nesters
returning to the habit after the kids leave or law enforcement choosing to look the other way, something different is in the air."
are already beginning to move into smaller units in manageable urban neighborhoods with amenities and public transportation, he explains.
"I've been surprised by the number of people who are empty nesters
and still wanting that bigger house or new house with everything they want."
It may seem like a lot of detail work, but Honda is hoping the reach of the new CR-V extends beyond the young families and empty nesters
that buy the current model to include young professionals in need of a comfortable, stylish small SUV.
We empty nesters
, age 60, married 38 years--moved from Northern Virginia to Lopez Island, Washington, where I do the same work (editing financial newsletters and research reports) via the Internet.
After all, many baby boomers are now empty nesters
looking for upscale townhouses on the edge of a growing campus and just down the street from a growing medical center.
are expected to have a major impact on the restaurant industry, according to NPD Group.
Trends in the food industry used to be driven by family-oriented needs, but as baby boomers become empty nesters
, other values are coming into play, such as excitement, convenience, and health.
Of the 17,162,249 empty nesters
in Britain, Stena found that a vast majority are rediscovering their independence, as children move out and retirement is taken early.
IN CHRISTMAS WITH THE KRANKS, WHICH JUMP-STARTED the holiday movie season this year, Jamie Lee Curtis and Tim Allen play a couple of empty nesters
trying to opt out of the clutter and expense of Christmas by skipping town on a cruise.