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The Empty Nest Through a Husband's Eyes

The GypsyNesters | Posted 12.08.2014 | Fifty
The GypsyNesters

Years of shared experiences, and the comfort of complete compatibility, more than make up for any lost youth, no matter what marketers splash across our screens

Must-see Movie: Cyber-Seniors

The GypsyNesters | Posted 07.15.2014 | Fifty
The GypsyNesters

Walking into the theater at the Movies for Grownups Film Festival, I expected Cyber-Seniors to be a dry, informative info-nugget on how the Internet could enhance the lives of the older set. I couldn't have been more wrong.

7 Things Not to Miss in Buenos Aires

The GypsyNesters | Posted 12.25.2013 | Travel
The GypsyNesters

La Recoleta Cemetery should be considered a must-see by any visitor. The ornate monuments are more than fascinating enough to occupy an afternoon, and many of the city's most famous residents lie in rest here

8 Things Not to Miss in Prague

The GypsyNesters | Posted 10.10.2013 | Travel
The GypsyNesters

The heart and soul of the Czech Republic, as well as traditional Bohemia, are inseparably wrapped up in the amazing cultural confluence that is Prague. It's like stepping inside a fairy-tale picture book.

Istanbul Musts

The GypsyNesters | Posted 11.29.2013 | Travel
The GypsyNesters

Rome may be The Eternal City, but Istanbul can make a pretty good case for immortality too. The cities are about the same age and for much of that time the larger, wealthier, and more influential of the two was not the one in Italy.

The Grand Canyon Three Ways: Mules, Helicopters and Bicycles

The GypsyNesters | Posted 11.17.2013 | Travel
The GypsyNesters

There are precious few things in life that combine breathtaking scenery, hysterical antics and outright fear. We figured that straddling a cliff-clinging beast of burden would certainly do the trick.

What Do the Experts Say About Boomerang Kids?

The GypsyNesters | Posted 06.26.2013 | Fifty
The GypsyNesters

The economy could be considered a viable reason for helping a young adult get on their feet. But let's take a look at the other half of the experts' scenarios.

Mom, Stop Coddling Me and Let Me Grow!

The GypsyNesters | Posted 02.06.2013 | Fifty
The GypsyNesters

Strong parenting, even if it sometimes takes the form of helicopter parenting, can lead to happy, independent, self-sufficient young adults.

Talkin' Turkey: What Travel Taught Us About the First Thanksgiving

The GypsyNesters | Posted 01.14.2013 | Fifty
The GypsyNesters

Thanksgiving is upon us. Cue the pictures of cheery Pilgrims supping with the friendly natives and images of The Mayflower triumphantly landing at Plymouth Rock. Ah yes, all of that happy history we were taught as baby boomer children... and none of it is true.

Adult Kids Say the Darndest Things (On Twitter)

The GypsyNesters | Posted 12.18.2012 | Fifty
The GypsyNesters

A treasury of tweets that every parent of an adult kid will love!

9 Things We Wish We'd Known Before We Sent Our Kid To College

The GypsyNesters | Posted 12.03.2012 | Fifty
The GypsyNesters

With autumn upon us, many new empty nesters have sent a fledgling off to college for the first time. Here are some DOs and DON'Ts on how to get through that first semester without losing your mind.

Forget Empty Nesters; Meet the Gypsy Nesters

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.11.2012 | Fifty

They are the anti-empty nesters. When David and Veronica James' last child left for college, they metaphorically stripped down to their underwear and ...