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"Well, now that the kids have grown up and left I guess I'll be shoving along, too."
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"Twenty-thousand eggs, but do they ever call?"
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"Now that the children are gone, I'm leasing twenty-seven hundred square feet for immediate occupancy, warehousing several luxury units, and aiming for complete co-op conversion by early September."
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'Since the kids left home, Harold and I are thinking of looking for a smaller place.'
Empty Nester Parents: Dad will give you a good talking to and mom will give you a hug.
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"You'll be flying away soon, but wherever you go, we want you to always remember you're the Connecticut state bird."
'With the kids back home and unemployed, it's hard to believe I ever suffered from empty nest syndrome.'
"Since Joey moved out I decided to take in a boarder."
"You may be suffering from what's known as full nest syndrome."
The Empty Nest-Egg Syndrome.
Cut out and keep your own Teenager.
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'Sounds like empty-nest syndrome.'
"And since when does being twenty-five and married and living in Dallas excuse you from a family meeting?"
"Since he retired, he hasn't quite figured out what to do with himself!"
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'I feel so empty since the kids left home.'
How to tell an Empty Nest.
"Don't cry, we'll find other tech support."
"Hell! This house is getting too big for us."
"The kids are in college. . . what are we going to do with ourselves?"
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'Honey it's time to let go and cut the cord. He's a man now! He's going to college for goodness sake!'
"We're suffering from empty nest egg syndrome."
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'Now that the kids have grown up and have tadpoles of their own I often find myself wondering what I'm going to do with the rest of my life.'
"Kids! Empty Nest blues when they leave home, empty purse blues when they don't."
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