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Mother’s Day: Dealing with Disappointment

Have you thought about how you define yourself, like Sally’s mom or Joe’s boss? The greater your sense of self, the more buffered you’ll be from emotional fallout. In times when you feel most vulnerable, you’ll have other characteristics that can sustain you. Core roles change when your daughter leaves for college or your son gets married, when you lose your job or get a promotion. At those times, what matters most to your wellbeing is the impact on your ideas about who you are. But you don’t have to … Continue reading

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With Mother’s Day celebrations just three days ago, how can you in the Sandwiched Generation set the stage this year to let your mom know that you care about her more than just during those 24 hours? The gift of time is one of the most precious presents that you can give your aging mother. Spend some quality time with her talking and reminiscing. Look through old family photographs and ask her to tell you stories about when she was a young girl. The time you spend with her now … Continue reading

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We hope you all had a lovely Mother’s Day and were able to connect with your family members. We are happy to announce the winner of our Mother’s Day contest. Here is the winning essay, written by Sheri Fisher, who will receive a spring bouquet to enjoy, compliments of NourishingRelationships.blogspot.com and HerMentorCenter.com. “My mother has been gone now for twelve years, but the most significant thing I think she taught me was to be independent. When I was growing up she always worked at an outside job. Therefore, I was … Continue reading

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