Lisa is an expat psychologist whom for a while collaborated with Expatclic. For this special up-dating on empty nest we asked her to write an article on the topic. This is what she invites you to read. Thanks Lisa!
Your children are not your children.
They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
They come through you but not from you,
And though they are with you yetRead more...
Read this article in Italian
The moment that children leave home to build their own lives outside the family nest marks a huge change for all moms (and dads ☺). For expat mothers the experience can be particularly painful.
In general, when the nest empties while the parents are still livingRead more...
Translated from Italian by Paolaexpat
Four and a half years have passed. I can see myself on a cold January day, walking my dog in the park overlooking my house in Jerusalem. I had arrived a couple of days earlier; my son was at school, and my husband at work.
Every morning, with Mitch, IRead more...