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Do Grandparents Get Jealous of the Other Grandparents?

Do Grandparents Get Jealous of the Other Grandparents? Yes, yes they do. Who else just got uncomfortable? If you are a parent, if you are a grandparent, you know that there can be some jealousy between grandparents. It’s okay. While jealousy between grandparents is absolutely normal, it doesn’t have to signal war. Do grandparents experience …

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5 Reasons To Stop Setting Goals For Your Adult Children

What?! There are folks out there setting goals for their adult children? Um, apparently. I’m as shocked as you. Are we living on a compound? Are we jungle people (that kinda seems unfair to those who reside in the jungle)? Are we so fixated on the lives of our children and not our own that …

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What Do We Tell Our Children? The Truth of Love.

Three years ago there was a bombing on U.S soil at the Boston Marathon. It was senseless (aren’t they all?), outrageous and scary as hell. Suddenly bombings were happening to us, to the collective us, and our children saw and heard about it, which meant we had to talk about what they saw and heard. …

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Weathering The Storm of Medical Bad News

I love a good book. If that book also offers sound advice while dealing with a medical crisis, I’ll not only be grateful, but will pass it along to you guys. This is that book. From Back Cover: When the diagnosis is serious, what makes the difference between hope and despair? As a practicing oncologist, …

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I Meant For This to Go Differently

I’m an organizer; I love it.  Nothing better than a good list and solid plan to follow in order to get things done.  Make the list.  Do the list. Throw away checked-off completed list.  Make new list. What follows contradicts everything I just said.  In my busy gal defense, it happens.  Not often, but when …

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