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Full Nest Syndrome

This article first appeared in issue 15, and was written by Marilyn Loy Turner.

Letters Answered

Dear Full Nest Lady,

How do you manage to exercise in a house full of kids?

- S.Q.

Dear S.Q.,

I climb the walls.

Dear Full Nest Lady,

When was the last time you went camping?- C.P.

Dear C.P.,

I camp outside the bathroom every morning waiting for my husband, the two boys, the girl, their friends, and the dog, cat, and hamster to groom themselves before it's my turn.

Dear Full Nest Lady,

How do you dress your kids for school?- V.T.S.

Dear V.T.S.,

My kids will not wear anything which does not have the letter K on it.

Their T-shirts must say, C.K. (Calvin Klein) or Rebok, or Nike, or U.K., or Mickey. When they ask for new clothes, I say the magic word: OK. The kids got together one day and fixed something for my shirt that had a K in it. It was a sign which said, "Kick me."

Dear Full Nest Lady,

What will you do when your nest becomes empty?

- G.A.

Dear G.A.,

Take a deep breath, open the door, and let the grandkids in!

If you have questions or comments for the Full Nest Lady, she may be reached at 287 East 80 Drive, Columbia, KY 42728.

This story was posted on 1997-07-30 12:01:01
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