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Generations in 2015

Now that we are ensconced in the new year of 2015, we’re getting closer to finding a name for the generation born after 2000. Some ideas that have been floated are Generation Z, the iGeneration, Gen Tech, and 2K’s, among others. The generation born just before them, between 1980 and 2000, were previously known as Gen Y or Echo Boomers but are now known simply as Millennials. At approximately 80 million strong in the United States, they are the largest generation in the country, comprising almost 25% of the total … Continue reading

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Facebook and Mothering – What’s the Connection?

With the sweet smell of Mother’s Day flowers beginning to wane but the chocolates well ensconced on our hips, let’s talk about our relationships with family and friends – and why they’re so important to us. This week when Facebook goes public, its worth is expected to be about 100 billion dollars. Yep, that’s not a typo, it’s $100 billion, if the IPO shares are priced around $35 each. With over 900 million active users, how has Facebook achieved such a record-breaking success in less than 10 years? It’s built … Continue reading

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As Sandwiched Boomers in these challenging economic times, is the commercialism of the holidays getting you down? How would you like to spend less time racking up credit card debt and more time putting heart into your relationships? It is important to honor the tradition of giving. But the accumulation of stuff can’t hold a candle to the gift that matters most. This year, recreate the joy of simpler days by giving the gift of connection to your family and friends. Organize a potluck dinner. Enjoy time with your friends … Continue reading

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