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Politics and a Lesson in Communication

Last Tuesday President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney bickered during the presidential debate, questioning each other’s character and honesty. And at an event in New York a few days later, they poked fun during a comic interlude. Who knows what will happen at tonight’s debate?! In an aggressive and tightly contested race, with the election less than three weeks away, the political stakes are high. But our concern here is more about you, a card carrying member of the Sandwich Generation squeezed between parents growing older and kids growing up. We all … Continue reading

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How to Answer Kids’ Questions about the Death of Osama bin Laden

Osama bin Laden, the founder of Al-Qaeda, was an evil man who masterminded the attacks that cost the lives of nearly 3,000 people on September 11, 2001. For almost 10 years, Americans have been waiting for him to be caught and punished. On May 1, 2011, he was killed in Pakistan by Navy Seals in the US armed forces. After President Obama’s somber announcement about it, people cheered around the world. It can be upseting for children to see Osama bin Laden’s death celebrated when they have been taught that … Continue reading

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Sandwich Generation: Focus on Friends & Family

Just because you’re single doesn’t mean you have to be lonely on Valentine’s Day. As members of the Sandwich Generation, focus on these tips that can reach far beyond a love relationship and perk you up: Pay attention to the positives in your significant relationships. Notice who you enjoy spending time with and what about them brings you pleasure. And remember that your personal character and qualities make them want to be your friends. Relax into your friendships as you enjoy fuller and deeper conversations. Connect often with others. Going … Continue reading

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