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Empty Nest Hobbies

Empty Nest Hobbies

Empty Nest Hobbies Finding yourself in an empty nest can be both scary and exciting. Suddenly you have a lot more time on your hands. No more weekend sports and activities or waiting up for your teen to get in at night. It may be time to remember all those things you...

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Nashville Travel Guide for Grown Ups

Nashville Travel Guide for Grown Ups

Nashville Travel Guide for Grown Ups My husband and I have had a lot of fun visiting our oldest son in Nashville in the 3 years since he moved there. We are impressed that he has become quite a good guide to his city. We have seen the sites and ate at some amazing...

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Spring Finals Care Package

Spring Finals Care Package

Spring Finals Care Package Summer is almost here! But, first the college kids have to take their finals. Send the college student in your life a Spring Finals Care Package. This post has all of the box decorations, tags, and stickers to make the perfect care...

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100+ Graduation Gift Ideas

100+ Graduation Gift Ideas

Over 100 Graduation Gift Ideas Need graduation gift ideas? We have scoured the internet, merchants, and asked our own kids and other parents what make the absolute best graduation gift ideas. We have lists in many categories and are working on more, so keep checking...

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12 Bible Verses for High School Graduation

12 Bible Verses for High School Graduation

Bible Verses for High School Graduation High school graduation is such an exciting time filled with bittersweet memories and dreams for the future. As our babies take their first steps into the real world, we want to send them with encouragement and prayers....

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Easter Care Package

Easter Care Package

Easter Care Package Sometimes our college and adult children are unable to make the trip home for Easter. While that can leave us sitting alone at church or having no one to plan lunch and games for, we can still send them some love and Easter joy with an Easter Care...

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Best Deals for Amazon Spring Sale

Best Deals for Amazon Spring Sale

Best Deals for Amazon Spring Sale The Amazon BIG Spring Sale is on! The dates are March 20-25. Next Phase Parenting has you covered with all of the best deals for next phase parents. You do not have to be a Prime Member for this sale, but you will get FREE Prime...

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Our Amazon Faves

Our Amazon Faves

Our Amazon Faves Our favorites on Amazon include items for the dorm, first apartment, college preparation, and other must haves for parents in the next phase! Check back into this post regularly for updates for holidays and seasonally. We also update this post for...

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Christmas with Next Phase Parenting

Christmas with Next Phase Parenting

Next Phase Parenting is all about Christmas and helping you get through it. There are special Christmas challenges in this next phase of parenting like adult children and aging parents, but we have you covered with gift ideas and tips and tricks to get you organized and through the holidays with a smile!

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Best Deals for Amazon Prime Day 2023! And Black Friday!

Best Deals for Amazon Prime Day 2023! And Black Friday!

Back to College Essentials on Amazon Prime Day **Black Friday is November 24, and Cyber Monday is the 27th! It's that time! Amazon Prime Days are October 10 and 11, 2023. These are the days to check out all of their absolute best deals ALL YEAR LONG. The prime day...

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