Bret and I are back in the car for a very candid and touching conversation about all the changes that have recently happened in our family, including: the status of Bret’s parents and updates on the lives of our children, Brock and Cierra. Will we finally be empty nesters — again?
- Background on Bret’s dad’s story
- How Bret handled his parents’ major life changes
- What is a loop (re: Alzheimer’s)
- How Bret and I encouraged Bret’s mom to dream
- The difficult decision Bret had to make in regard to his parents
- The major change which caused Bret’s mom to be happier than she has been in years
- The lesson Bret learned, more than all things, during this challenging chapter
- Brock’s big decision with school and moving
- What Bret and I have tried to role model to our children
- What Cierra is doing now since finishing up at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising
- Why Bret and I are super proud of our kids’ choices in these transitional times
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