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22 Parents Who Are Nailing Empty-Nest Syndrome

No kids, no problem.

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1. The mom who knows the exact right spot to begin this new phase of life.

Can't spell "empty nest" without "red wine." Amiright, ML?!

Claudia Brock@Claudia_Brock

Can't spell "empty nest" without "red wine." Amiright, ML?!

10:25 PM - 23 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

2. The ones who waited until the kids were gone before stocking the fridge with the good stuff.

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3. The ones who can't help but really flaunt their kid-less decadence.

I think my parents are enjoying their empty nest!

Haley Gustafson@HaleyGustafson

I think my parents are enjoying their empty nest! 🍩😒

12:00 PM - 24 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

5. And the one who's ready for a little more ~edge.~

empty nest syndrome is REAL ladies and gentlemen!! JUST RECEIVED A PIC FROM MY DAD OF HIM GETTING A TATTOO!!! #ohno

Alana Schwartz@alana_shorts

empty nest syndrome is REAL ladies and gentlemen!!

JUST RECEIVED A PIC FROM MY DAD OF HIM GETTING A TATTOO!!! #ohno

9:29 PM - 16 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

6. The mom who's figured out what to do with those newly quiet mornings.

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8. The parents who made a new, cuter addition to the family.

With college approaching, I'm slowly being replaced... #emptynest

Sallie Yakowicz@SallieYakowicz

With college approaching, I'm slowly being replaced... #emptynest

4:12 PM - 07 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

9. And then had SOOOO much fun with him.

My parents taking their empty nest syndrome out on the dog at the NC arboretum Lego sculptures. @b_searles

Rebecca Searles@beccabigwords

My parents taking their empty nest syndrome out on the dog at the NC arboretum Lego sculptures. @b_searles

5:21 PM - 08 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

10. (Who needs kids to pamper?)

11. These competitors.

I walk out in the living room and Mom and Dad are competing on the Sudoku App. #emptynest #toofunny

Kristy McCay@kristymccay

I walk out in the living room and Mom and Dad are competing on the Sudoku App. #emptynest #toofunny

6:03 PM - 24 Jun 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

12. The dad who's making truly inspired use of those empty bedrooms.

Ahhh... Filling the "empty nest" with a sauna ... Another bedroom finds a new purpose ;-)

Alan See@AlanSee

Ahhh... Filling the "empty nest" with a sauna ... Another bedroom finds a new purpose ;-)

11:37 AM - 01 Jun 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

14. The mom who is jumping at the opportunity to learn some new hobbies.

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15. Or go on new adventures.

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16. The burgeoning storyteller.

Day 2 of my mom having an empty nest: she starts narrating my dog's thoughts in the family group message

Emma Niemiec@emmaniemiec

Day 2 of my mom having an empty nest: she starts narrating my dog's thoughts in the family group message

9:49 PM - 02 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

17. The wine tasters.

No empty nest syndrome for my parents..

18. And the mom who's finally taking advantage of that backyard bonfire.

19. The parents who are somehow, in some way, managing to get by.

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"Consoling ourselves after the college drop off trauma. Might just be OK."

20. But also the ones who have a safety net, juuuuuust in case they start to miss the kids.

My Mother's Day gift for those nights when Lori feels alone in her empty nest...why not just curl up with the kids??!

Haley@haIeyy

My Mother's Day gift for those nights when Lori feels alone in her empty nest...why not just curl up with the kids??!

3:10 PM - 15 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

21. The parents who are downright celebratory.

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22. And the ones who know the party has just begun.

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