Author Archives: Anne Ford

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Family & Friends

The Empty Nest: Life Without the Baby Birds

Is anybody ever prepared for parenthood? We certainly hear all the platitudes about “mothering is forever,” “your life will never be the same,” “as they get bigger, the worries do too,” but parenthood is a state of being that we literally cannot comprehend until the kindly professionals and the loving… Read More
  • Anne Ford |
  • May 7, 2017
New Surroundings

When Downsizing Your Home is Really Right-sizing

I spent much of the day getting gritty, gray and covered with cobwebs, and I couldn’t be happier. Like many in the prime of life, my husband and I are beginning the process of downsizing (or is it rightsizing?) our lives, now that our youngest daughter is off to college.… Read More
  • Anne Ford |
  • February 17, 2017

About Anne Ford

Anne Ford

Anne Owings Ford is a writer, lawyer and speaker. After spending nearly 30 years litigating in various state and federal courts, she is immersed in writing a novel and several short stories. She also writes on women in business and the law, and the joys of downsizing a post-teenager household.