This week's question: German researchers have discovered that having children does make you happier — but only once the kids have grown up and moved out. Please come up with a psychological term to describe the surge of joy that parents experience when their offspring finally fly the nest.

Click here to see the results of last week's contest: Taking Greenland


THE WINNER: "Joie de Leave"
Matt Mistele, Palo Alto, California

SECOND PLACE: "The empty zest"
Sheldon Friedman, Englewood, Colorado

THIRD PLACE: "U-Haulphoria"
Stephen Sumner, Worcester, massachusetts


"Bye-son-tenial celebration"
Stuart Burkhoff, Great Necy, New York

Greg Mistele, Peapack, New Jersey

"Empty's best syndrome"
Patty Oberhausen, Fort Wayne, Indiana

Karen Shepherd, Social Circle, Georgia

"Bye-byer's unremorse"
Ken Kellam III, Dallas

Phyllis Klein, New York City

Janine Witte, New Hope, Pennsylvania

"All kidding aside"
Linda Powers Bilanchone, Spartanburg, South Carolina

"Postdepartum decompression"
Mike Riordan, Greenville, South Carolina

"Empty blessed syndrome"
Robyn Kupferman, Culver City, California

"Empty nest win-drome"
Brian Davis, Margate, Florida