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You Know You're an Empty Nester When...: A Hilarious Look at Life After Kids Paperback – November 1, 2005


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  • Paperback: 121 pages
  • Publisher: S.P.I. Books (November 1, 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1561718858
  • ISBN-13: 978-1561718856
  • Product Dimensions: 5.4 x 8.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 6.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #615,051 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Reedsa Lott on August 31, 2005
"You Know You're an Empty Nester When..." is a delightful and amusing read for parents who are facing an empty nest in the not too distant future. It has its poignant moments too. It's also a humorous look back for those who are "experienced" empty nesters. I thoroughly enjoyed my journey down memory lane, often laughing out loud at both the sentiments expressed and the cartoons. I recommend this book to all parents who will someday be empty nesters as well as those who are already empty nesters.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Randi Graham on September 18, 2005
I'm the daughter of empty nest parents, and I can tell you that the observations Dr. Sundby made about "empty nest time" are SO true! Did my mom call me a million times to "just check in" when I went away to college? You bet! And, yes, I did have to walk her through setting up her new DVD player--on the telephone.

My dad always seemed to have business trips in "my neighborhood"--not that I minded, even though they were often two states away. The cartoons are great! In my freshman year, I received a care package almost as big as the one illustrated in the book--Kept my dorm floor afloat for a long time.

Although I've been away from home for a few years, I recently purchased the book for my folks. They loved it! Think this is a great book for kids to get their empty nest parents--it may. make life easier, not only for the parents, but for the kids too!"

R.G., A Nesting Who Left the Nest, New Haven, CT
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful By W. J. Molinar on July 12, 2006
Very funny, very cute look at what happens when kids leave the nest. I loved the illustrations, very well done and the look and feel of the book overall was pleasant.

I purchased this for my mother and she loved it. I laughed out loud at many of the pages myself. Highly recommended for parents and children alike. I look foward to a second volume. Keep them coming!
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