Tag Archives: grandparents

Grandparenting and Alzheimer’s

We baby boomers are becoming grandparents at a very fast pace!  There is no doubt that being a grandparent is a joy.  I can only speak for myself when I say that I could just eat my grandson up with … Continue reading

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It’s The Simple Things

My grandson went to the zoo this week.  It’s such a simple thing, but it got me thinking about Father’s Day this Sunday. There were seven kids in my family and time spent with my Dad was precious and rare. … Continue reading

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A Virulent Little Sucker

I am sure you all know how it goes.   You go on a trip, travel on an airplane, go through a couple of different airports and you end up getting sick.  It has happened to everyone.  So it was … Continue reading

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A Healthy Dose Of Skepticism

My Mother was a bright intelligent woman who retained much of her cognitive function until she died at the age of ninety-four.  But, I think it was when she was in her late seventies that we discovered she was falling … Continue reading

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Halloween Through New Eyes

This has always been one of my favorite times of the year.  My birthday is at the end of September, so when I was a kid it was just the beginning of the autumn excitement.   As soon as school … Continue reading

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The Ten Best Things About Getting Older

The ten best things about getting older: 10:  Senior discounts: (Peter Steiner cartoon, New Yorker Magazine) According to Time magazine, baby boomers love getting a deal just as much as the next person, but, hate the idea of getting a … Continue reading

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Still Waiting

The holidays are over and packed away. Football season has unceremoniously ended: Freezing January weather has turned into the January thaw: Still looking for the stork!

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Ready, Set…

I usually post on Wednesday, but being flexible is the name of the game right now.  We are on countdown to the first grandchild and the Mom-to-be needed some help yesterday.  My husband and I live a little over an … Continue reading

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Always The Mom

After a week of many things to be thankful for, one thing has become very clear.  My husband and I have discovered that you just never stop being parents.  As I have mentioned before, my daughter, her husband and their … Continue reading

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A Change of Perspective

The last couple of weeks have been an eye opener for me.  We are empty nesters, living a much quieter life than when we were raising our kids.  When it’s just the two of you, it’s easy to focus on … Continue reading

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