Tag Archives: College

Cats Eye View of the Empty Nest

By Julie, a Grown and Flown writer: The cat has no one to wake up today.  We have no alarm clocks in our house to rouse us for work unless you count the one with a tail and whiskers, and … Continue reading

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Sally Koslow, author of Slouching Toward Adulthood, Observations from the Not-So-Empty Nest, speaks to Grown and Flown

Sally Koslow, our friend and author This weekend, Viking published an amazing book by our good friend, the first-rate writer Sally Koslow.  The subject is our kids, all of ours, and the title is Slouching Toward Adulthood, Observations from the … Continue reading

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Observations from the Not-So-Empty Nest: Interview with Sally Koslow and Book Giveaway

This weekend, Viking published an amazing book by our good friend, the first-rate writer Sally Koslow.  The subject is our kids, all of ours, and the title is Slouching Toward Adulthood, Observations from the Not-So-Empty Nest.  Sally looks at the … Continue reading

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Man of the House: Thoughts on a Son’s Graduation

From Suzy, a Grown and Flown writer: My first child graduated from high school last weekend.  It’s all good – he’s ready. He’s heading off to the college of his choice and is excited to broaden his world beyond the … Continue reading

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Half In, Half Out with my High School Daughter

By Sue, a Grown and Flown writer: As we count down the days until the end of our daughter’s junior year, I find myself questioning my eagerness. Do I really want to wish this time away? Am I ready to face … Continue reading

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Home (Bitter) Sweet Home: From a College Student’s Perspective

Last week Caroline Finnegan, a rising senior at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, posted on Her Campus.com some words of advice to college students on returning home for the summer in Home (Bitter) Sweet Home: How to Deal with Returning Home … Continue reading

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In Gratitude: Thoughts from a College Graduation

From Gabby, a Grown and Flown writer: Returning last week from our oldest daughter’s graduation, I feel somehow aligned with those graduates, as I am a parent moving from one major life phase to another. During the very joyful weekend, … Continue reading

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