Reintroducing Myself.

Reintroducing Myself. 1000 664 Beth Behrendt

Hi there! I’m Beth Behrendt (rhymes with “parent”). I’m a writer, mom of three boys, and nester. (“What’s a nester?” you ask? More on that below.) The “writer” part— I’ve been…

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Christmas at the Nest

Christmas at the Nest 1024 627 Beth Behrendt

Revisiting “A Very Nesting Christmas” With holiday season upon us once again I wanted to share an article* I wrote two years ago about our family’s rather unique—yet also oh-so-very-common—celebration…

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Me? On Good Morning America?

Me? On Good Morning America? 704 494 Beth Behrendt

How I Ended Up on Good Morning America: Lessons from the Process How does a writer get an appearance on Good Morning America? Not a big-time, best-selling author, or a…

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5 Questions to See If Nesting Is Right for You

5 Questions to See If Nesting Is Right for You 4288 2848 Beth Behrendt

Are you considering family nesting as a way to co-parent after divorce? From my family’s experience, nesting has minimized the traumatic impact of divorce on my kids’ lives. My ex…

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Thank You Heartbreak with Chelsea Leigh Trescott Podcast

Nesting Isn’t Just for Sitcoms & Celebrities

Nesting Isn’t Just for Sitcoms & Celebrities 1400 1400 Beth Behrendt
Whether it’s how we find partners, commit to partners…navigating today’s ever-changing landscape of relationships can be anything from overwhelming to exhilarating. read more

Yes, My Three Children Were Planned

Yes, My Three Children Were Planned 2448 3264 Beth Behrendt

(And What Life Taught Me About Planning.) My three boys were all born while we lived in Washington, DC, where – at least in the group of two-career professional couples…

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My Packing Routine

My Packing Routine 280 424 Beth Behrendt

My Packing Routine Yes, nesting means you don’t have to keep track of all your kids’ stuff as they move back and forth between their parents’ two houses. (Yay!) But…

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Missing My Dad

Missing My Dad 500 512 Beth Behrendt

Missing My Dad Last week we celebrated my dad’s 76thbirthday. Without him. He passed away in November 2016 from a recurrence of the leukemia he’d beaten a few years earlier.…

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The Evolution of Where (and How) We Live

The Evolution of Where (and How) We Live 4288 2848 Beth Behrendt

Divorced Family Nesting. Simply put, nesting means the kids stay in the family home after a divorce – it’s the parents who move in and out to take care of…

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Me? A Writer?

Me? A Writer? 3985 2321 Beth Behrendt

Me? A Writer? Sure, I’ve been writing my whole life. Who hasn’t? School assignments, college applications, work emails. But, unlike most people, I really liked it. I was thrilled with any…

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