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Surviving Empty Nest Syndrome
Parenting presents a crossroad every time you turn around.  Becoming an Empty Nester is one of the bittersweet ones. In
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The Hard Work of Being a Butterfly
It’s excrutiating to witness the pain of someone you love.  Whether that pain is physical, emotional or spiritual, it is
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Giving the Best Gift Ever
  I wrote a brief article for my husband’s newsletter just in time for the 2018 Christmas Holidays. The concept
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What to do About Jesus?
  Trigger Warning! I refer to a picture of Jesus as” Jesus”. I mean no disrespect to any faith. This
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The Loving and Tough Choice of Hospice
One of the toughest times I recall was when I made the decision to sign papers for Hospice for my
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Elder Orphans
The other day I visited with a family friend who was having several helpers sort through a lot of old
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Bright Sides and Silver Linings
The Sandwich Generation squeeze is tough. There are no two ways about it. One of the kickers is that it
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Denial
“Christy, I think your Mom is having memory problems. Have you noticed?” my Aunt asks me. A lot of people
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Terrible Choices
Mom wakes, again, after nearly 30 minutes of sleep. She is groggy. She scowls, and looks at me, almost with
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A New Journey
Watch out! I am up to something. I’m taking the plunge and doing something I have always wanted to do.
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