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09/10/2018
Taking Care of Each Other My 86-year-old dad passed away 5 years ago. My mom lived almost 100 miles from me and she said she didn't want me to have to come visit her every weekend so she would just move in with me. I loved the idea because I thought I would be able to take care of her. More >>

Tags: Adult Child-ParentEat Less-Move MoreExerciseFamilyFamily/Relationships - Adult Child/ParentGrandchildrenGrandmotherHealthMarriageRelaltivesRelativesTaking care of parents
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08/24/2018
Balancing Caregiving and a Career Studies, articles, and blogs today give caregivers advice on balancing responsibility and managing stress. Whether you can hold a demanding job(s) or advance a career as a primary caregiver remains the dilemma. Nearly 44 million Americans (most working part or full time) provide regular, unpaid care for an older adult... More >>

Tags: HealthRelativesStressTips
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08/23/2018
Becoming Grandma I have listened to you for just over a year, and have come to realize that I have been a hot mess! I had gotten to the point where I only had sex with my husband of seven years TWICE in the last year... More >>

Tags: Personal ResponsibilityRelativesValues
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08/01/2018
5 Steps to Grieving Well So You Can Live Well Loss is painful. Grief is challenging. We never get over people. We're not designed to. Life is about relationships. We're wired for connection. No wonder we don't do separation well. When someone we love departs, they leave a hole in our hearts... More >>

Tags: BehaviorHealthRelativesStressTips
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08/01/2018
Getting Through the Bad Days I have a long story. I was only 17 when my father killed my mother, brother, and 2 sisters. I married soon after and it ended in divorce. My second husband of now 33 years and I were blessed with 3 children... More >>

Tags: Death of a childFamily/Relationships - FamilyParentingRegarding Dr. LauraRelativesStay-at-Home Mom
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07/19/2018
Sibling Turmoil My little sister is my best friend. It has not always been this way, but I value her friendship more than any other human being (other than my husband)... More >>

Tags: Death of a parentMental HealthRelationshipsRelativesSiblingsSisters
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07/13/2018
Techonology is a Double-Edged Sword Like so many other things, advances in technology both help and harm our relationship. So often my wife and I comment we are grateful we did not have to deal with texting, facebook updates, and twitter feeds when we were dating... More >>

Tags: Family/Relationships - FamilyInternetInternet-MediaRelationshipsRelativesSocial MediaTechnology
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07/09/2018
Life Lessons from Dementia Caregiving: Promises Made and Broken In 1965, I was 9 years old when my grandfather was moved to a nursing home. The massive wooden door of the old mansion-turned-institutional care facility always opened with a soiled sense of despair. While visiting her father over the years, my mother would softly sob: 'Promise never to put me in a nursing home.' As a young child eager to please her mother, I promised... More >>

Tags: BehaviorPersonal ResponsibilityRelationshipsRelativesStressValues
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06/25/2018
Living with Technology As a single mother of a daughter, I've had to educate myself in these areas for obvious reasons. I really, really dislike the sterile communication. People have too many 'faces' as it is... More >>

Tags: Family/Relationships - FamilyInternetInternet-MediaParentingRelationshipsRelativesSocial MediaTechnology
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06/22/2018
Why Multitasking is a Myth ...Multitasking was extolled for years as a key trait of high achievers, and it was practiced by many-if not most-in corporate settings. However, in recent years, researchers have proven that the belief that engaging in several tasks at once means we are more productive is a myth... More >>

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