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Nourishing Relationships – Literally as Well as Figuratively

Since we write a blog with a name like Nourishing Relationships, you know that we recognize the importance of nurturing – encouraging growth and development. Generally we focus on improving and strengthening family relationships with partners, growing children and aging parents so that everyone can thrive. For many women, a significant part of caregiving involves nourishing their family and friends in a literal way – by preparing food for the body as well as for thought. Breaking bread with family and friends has gone on since the beginning of societies … Continue reading

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Creating Successful New Year’s Resolutions in 2010

Now that you have decided that you are ready to make a change, planning how to achieve your New Year’s resolutions is crucial. Acknowledge your role in the process and focus on the strategies that work for you. As you use these tips to turn your goals into reality, enjoy the satisfaction that comes from your success in 2010 and throughout the decade. When you click on the title above, it will take you to the Top Ten Self-fullness Tips for Sandwiched Women, an article in the Nourishing Relationships section … Continue reading

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The Masks We Wear as Our Kids Grow Up

You deserve the life you want. If you’re having problems with changes, in your job, finances or family, take the time to evaluate the situation. Understanding and working through the impact is one of the most important things you can do for yourself. As members of The Sandwich Generation, just like these masks, sometimes you may not know whether to laugh or cry. Handling the responsibilities of a family in flux can be overwhelming – especially when you growing kids are working toward moving out. As they experiment with being … Continue reading

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Amy Dickinson Responds to NourishingRelationships’ Readers

Plenty of nourishing relationships’ readers and sandwiched boomers tuned in yesterday to take part in our interview with Amy Dickinson. We had a spirited discussion with Amy, author of The Mighty Queens of Freeville: A Mother, a Daughter and the Town that Raised Them. Our thanks to Amy for being so generous with her time. You can still read all of the responses, in full, through yesterday’s “comments” link at the bottom of the post. Here’s a sampling. Several Readers had concerns relating to their teenagers: “I too have a … Continue reading

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