Category Archives: well-being

Millennials and Love Relationships

Are you a Baby Boomer ready for grandchildren and disappointed that your adult children aren’t interested in marriage? Whereas the oldest Millennials are now in the mid 30s, according to PEW Research only 28% have taken the plunge. It’s another example of the Millennial generation doing it their way. Close to 50% in a recent survey supported the idea of trial marriages that could be formalized or dissolved after 2 years. Many are skeptical of traditions lasting forever, seeing life as a work in progress and always subject to change. Of … Continue reading

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Sully: Miracle on the Hudson

This post is in anticipation of Clint Eastwood’s new thriller – starring Tom Hanks as “Sully” – that opens this weekend. It’s a plane-crash drama with a happy ending. Lately we haven’t had enough happy endings. And who doesn’t want to feel hopeful again? On January 15, 2009, Captain Chesley Sullenberger made an emergency landing in New York’s Hudson River after US Airways Flight 1549 struck a flock of geese. All 155 passengers and crew survived the ordeal, and Sully became a national hero. With what’s going on in the world today, … Continue reading

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What Does Labor Day Mean to You?

Labor Day, celebrated in the U.S. for over 125 years on the first Monday in September, began in recognition of workers. Today most people also consider it as the symbolic end to summer and the beginning of the school year. For many women, both work and children going back to school are significant issues that come together this weekend. For most of us, it means an extra day off to spend with family and loved ones. You may work outside the home, like 60% of women today – that figure … Continue reading

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Technology Closes Gap between Parents and Boomerang Kids

  It is estimated that one in five adults in their 20s and 30s are living with their parents for one reason or another. If your kids have decided to move home after college or a few years on their own, it can be tough to find common ground and reconnect with them, but it’s not impossible. Use technology to bridge the gap between you and your kids. Here are a few ways to do so: Use social media. Perhaps the most obvious way to use technology to reconnect with … Continue reading

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