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Send Them Outside

Some things never change. When your children were young, sending them outside to play gave you much-needed alone time. According to Natalie Caine of Empty Nest Support Services, you can use the same tactic, even when they are adults. If you have a small house or just want a little space for a few hours, set up places outside for them to work or socialize. Simply setting up a folding table and chairs outside may encourage them to soak up the sun while keeping up on email on a laptop. A fire pit or grill area may keep their sometimes-rowdy friends out of the house.

Learn more about helping your kids enjoy the outdoors:
How to Hang a Hammock
Patio Dining Sets
Fire Pits
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