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Virtual Book Tour with Dr. Ruth Nemzoff

We welcome to our blog today Ruth Nemzoff, the author of Don’t Roll Your Eyes: Making In-Laws into Family and a popular speaker on the topic of parenting adult children and family dynamics. Ruth is a resident scholar at Brandeis University’s Women’s Studies Research Center and you can find her on the web at RuthNemzoff.com. Ruth is also the author of Don’t Bite Your Tongue: How to Foster Rewarding Relationships with Your Adult Children. Whether you’re a mother-in-law, daughter-in-law, or out-law, her books will help you gain a new perspective … Continue reading

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Lessons from Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving inspires us to express our gratitude for all we have been given. And the long weekend includes many additional descriptions – delicious, full, hectic, loving, stressful, joyful, overwhelming, warm, meaningful, disappointing, exhausting. How was yours? Mine had some of all of these and was full of friends and family – children, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, a great-grandson, and cousins. Because our children and three grandsons were visiting from out of town, we wanted to take advantage of their trip and squeeze in every possible minute of fun with them. So now … Continue reading

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Kate and William: Making Marriage Work

There’s so much media buzz about the upcoming wedding of William and Kate. One focus seems to be on whether Kate can handle the job – hers is sort of a rags to riches story. The question is, will she just try to please or come into her own and be a role model for young women everywhere? Scroll back to our Monday blog for ideas about how the young royals can make marriage work – and then here are some more practical tips for them and you: Keep the … Continue reading

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