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The Clintons and Charlotte: Baby Boomers and Grandbabies

Chelsea Clinton, 34 and Marc Mezvinsky, 36 were married in 2010. And last week she gave birth to their daughter Charlotte, thrilling first-time grandparents Hillary and Bill. Delaying parenthood has become more common. The National Center for Health Statistics reported that between 1980 and 2004, the number of women giving birth at age 30 doubled and at age 35, tripled. Reasons to put off having children run the gamut from nurturing a career to coping with a challenging economy. Millennials today are focused on pressing issues like underemployment, huge student … Continue reading

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Postpartum Mental Illness

Last week, after crashing into a barrier at the White House, injuring an officer and starting a high-speed car chase through the heart of Washington, a 34-year single mom was shot to death. Her 13-month old daughter in the car avoided physical injury and was taken into protective custody. This incident took place in a city already distressed over the government shutdown and a shooting in the Capitol whereby a gunman killed 12 people a couple of weeks ago. News stories like the Washington Naval Yard rampage have become too … Continue reading

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Tips for the Sandwich Generation Family

Our focus this week has been on Obama family values. And their move into the White House, which includes Michelle’s mother, marks a major transition for all of them. No Sandwich Generation family always runs smoothly. And there can be problems that aren’t that easy to fix. As you evaluate the kind of support and strategies you need right now, keep the following tips in mind: Make sure your expectations are realistic. You may have very clear ideas about how you want your family to be. But realize that every … Continue reading

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