Empty Nest – Mark Newstadt, MD

Empty Nest. Time to Start Living?

Now that our daughter, the youngest of five, has gone off to college, the house seems desolate and lonely. Being a pediatrician, I see lots of teenagers in the office embarking on their college careers and so I thought I would be prepared for the next stage in her and our lives. If you also feel anxious, empty, down or even devastated since your youngest has left home then you’re certainly not the first nor the last parent to miss your “baby.” While this can initially be a very sad and trying time for some, there are advantages. Continue reading “Empty Nest – Mark Newstadt, MD”