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Reflections: Honoring Our Family’s History

Reflections: Honoring Our Family’s History 1800 1200 Beth Behrendt
I’ve written about nesting and our family traditions before. How all sorts of things – from before & after our divorce – surround us in our home all the time. read more

How 8 Books Changed My Life

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I recently wrote a piece for Divorce Magazine titled: 8 Books That Helped Me Create My Perfect Life after Divorce – And Not One of Them Is About Divorce! Here’s a little…

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The Divorce and Beyond Podcast: Episode 135

The Divorce and Beyond Podcast: Episode 135 2560 2560 Beth Behrendt
In this episode, Susan Guthrie speaks with Beth Behrendt, a divorced mother to three boys who has successfully followed a nesting custody arrangement with her ex for six years read more

Reintroducing Myself.

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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

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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?

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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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My Packing Routine

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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

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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

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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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