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Family/Relationships - Family
02/19/2013
My Grandmother's Last Moments When I was growing up, my parents went to work, watched TV, and slept. If we interfered with any of that they'd yell. So my grandmother raised me. More >>

Tags: FamilyFamily/Relationships - FamilyGrandchildrenGrandmotherGrandparentGriefMental HealthRelationshipsRelatives
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02/14/2013
How to Be a Good Son-in-Law Why is being a good son-in-law such a big deal? Well, statistically speaking, we see a significant drop in the divorce rate when men get along with their wives' parents, especially their fathers. But even more importantly, it affects kids. More >>

Tags: BehaviorDatingFamily/Relationships - FamilyMarriagePremarital CounselingRelationshipsRelativesRespectRole modelValues
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02/07/2013
Working with My Brothers to Aid our Mother My mother developed dementia and memory problems, and since I'm the only one in the same town, it was up to me to care for her. However, I included my brothers in all decisions and we worked together to get the best health care and living conditions she could afford. More >>

Tags: Adult Child-ParentBehaviorFamilyFamily/Relationships - Adult Child/ParentFamily/Relationships - FamilyHealth careHelpingRelaltivesRelationshipsRelativesSiblingsTaking care of parents
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01/24/2013
One Person Can Make a Difference for Generations If I could go back in time to witness a family event, I would go back to 1908, lower Manhattan, New York. My grandmother, the daughter of Irish immigrants was put into a catholic orphanage. More >>

Tags: AbuseChild AbuseFamily/Relationships - FamilyRelationshipsRelativesReligion
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01/17/2013
Taking a Difficult Situation and Making Lemonade I'm reflecting today on the many events that have impacted my life over the past year and wanted to share with you what an incredible man I have in my life. My husband has two siblings who have had "issues" with their father over the past few years. More >>

Tags: Adult Child-ParentAttitudeDisrespectFamily/Relationships - Adult Child/ParentFamily/Relationships - FamilyFatherMarriageParentingRelationshipsRelativesSiblings
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12/21/2012
Celebrating Christmas Eve or Christmas Day It was December 23rd, 1954. We had just arrived in Santa Ana, California, after spending a year living in "West" Germany, as refugees from what was then, "East" Germany. I was barely 9 years old, but I remember it very clearly. More >>

Tags: ChristmasChristmas EveFamily/Relationships - FamilyHolidaysRelationshipsRelativesTraditions
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12/20/2012
Yes Nick, There Really is a Santa Claus When my son, Nick was in 3rd grade as usual we spent Christmas Eve visiting at my in-laws. All the local family was there for the evening. My sister, Lynne, was expected to arrive at my house on Christmas morning, but... More >>

Tags: ChristmasChristmas EveFamily/Relationships - FamilyHolidaysRelationshipsRelativesSanta Claus
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12/20/2012
Strangers Became Family This Christmas After we were first married, we moved about 300 miles away to New Mexico. On Christmas Eve, my wife and I started to drive back to stay with her (not-so-nice) parents over the holidays. More >>

Tags: ChristmasChristmas EveFamily/Relationships - FamilyHolidaysRelationshipsRelatives
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12/13/2012
Not Everything Is Forgivable I am really ticked off that so many experts, shrinks, religious leaders, and medical doctors say that if you've been wronged, regardless of how severely, you must forgive the person who wronged you or you are considered a bad person who will never heal. More >>

Tags: Family/Relationships - FamilyForgivenessFriendshipsPersonal ResponsibilityRelationshipsRelativesReligionResponsibilitySocial Issues
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12/07/2012
Christmas Gift Ideas My husband and I are really trying to give gifts of self this Christmas, partly because we're on a tight budget and partly because it's more in the true spirit of Christmas. More >>

Tags: Christmas presentsFamily/Relationships - FamilyFinancesHolidaysRelationshipsRelatives
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