NOT SO EMPTY NESTER
From the moment I set eyes on my daughter she has brought nothing but joy. Joy with a side salad of anxiety.
As a single mom from the time she was 10 we were faced with many challenges. We got thru them all together and we still do. We always felt like NYC was a safety net, protected and surrounded by people who knew us everywhere we went. I often feel as if my late husband Jordy set this all up.
So time flies and off she goes to college. Presented am I as millions of parents each year with the "Empty Nest"
I keep Sophie close to me always, wearing my photo tag charm necklace, made of 14kt yellow gold on a long link chain, a photo tag of my daughter when she was a young curly haired little blonde girl and one of her more recent as a natural blonde beauty, combined with a gold diamond 4 leaf clover charm, a diamond oval peace charm, a yellow gold smiley face, a diamond initial charm, my personal customized necklace, our story, our lives held close to my heart.
I am meeting so many talented people, catching new fashion, new trends, reconnecting with old friends and opening up my business to young mothers as Ambassadors to represent Kelly Gerber Jewelry to tell their personal story on their own necklaces.
I'm always looking and waiting for inspiration, only to find there is a glut on everything these days, and at high prices too.
What is unique and extraordinary is what is yours, your heritage, your family, heirlooms, your own personal story.
For some clients I am helping them create new pieces for others, recreating jewels, tweaking their look with a new style.
One of my favorite things is seeing the ethereal baby faces in photographs which lift my spirit. I miss my daughter yet I am filled with beautiful memories of her ethereal baby face and the new ones to follow as she has become a woman. My nest is empty but life is full.
Visit me at www.kellygerber.com
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