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The Sandwich Generation: 2010 Relationship Resolutions

For the past couple of weeks, we’ve been blogging about Sandwiched Boomers and the different aspects of the New Year’s resolutions they make. So now that we’re well into January, how are you doing? You know, setting goals in the love department are just as important as the ones about losing weight or getting your finances in shape. So even though you may already be working toward other goals, don’t put your relationship on the back burner. Instead of accentuating the positives, the advice from couples’ research often focuses on … Continue reading

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Mothers-in-Law Speak Up

We continue our series on your emerging role as a mother-in-law and questions you have about how to nourish your relationships with your children-in-law. Our readers commenting on the virtual book tour we hosted last week with Dr. Susan Lieberman found her words empowering as they set new directions in their relationships with their sons- and daughters-in-law. Janet had been struggling with her in-law relationships for years and now had some new ideas about how to work on them; Sandy recognized that she could only change her behavior, not that … Continue reading

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Susan Boyle, Boomers and Self Discovery

Susan Boyle had learning difficulties in school and was bullied. She said her classmates’ taunts left behind the kind of scars that don’t often heal. Can you imagine how the initial negative reactions from the talent show audience felt to her? It seems as if, according to society, you should have the physical ability to seduce if you’re going to be a torch singer. But when she sang about wasted youth and lost dreams, the crowd went wild. Don’t we all love a surprise? She’s the classic underdog – shy, … Continue reading

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Baby Boomer Stimulus Package

The $885 billion Senate economic plan faces assaults from both Democrats and Republicans during debate this week as lawmakers in both parties aim to jolt the economy right away. The goal is to shape a package that is more targeted, that would be smaller in size and that would be truly focused on saving or creating jobs and turning the economy around. If you’re a member of the sandwich generation and under pressure to scale back spending, check out these ideas: Be realistic and face the facts. If you’re not … Continue reading

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