Mon, Aug 26, 2013 -- 10:00 AM
Empty Nesters Face Home AloneDownload audio (MP3)
It's late August and flocks of future college freshmen have begun their migration to campuses around the country. For parents left at home, it can also be a stressful and sad time. But recent studies suggest that an empty nest can boost parents' relationships with each other. Whether you're a mom or dad, we want to hear from you: How are you coping now that the kids have left home for college or a first job?
Host: Michael Krasny
- Christie Mellor, author "Fun Without Dick and Jane: A Guide to Your Delightfully Empty Nest"
- Dr. Joshua Coleman, Co-chair of the Council on Contemporary Families; author of "When Parents Hurt: Compassionate Strategies When You and Your Grown Child Don't Get Along"
- Madeline Levine, psychologist; author of "Teach Your Children Well"
- After the Children Have Grown : Madeline Levine's New York Times Op-Ed