I recently traveled through Costa Rica, a small Central American country where peace of mind is a natural commodity. Visiting felt like a breath of fresh air with the slow pace of living and ecological mindfulness. The country has no need for a military presence and family life is a top priority.
High unemployment in the US continues to contribute to the economic downturn. And multi-generational households increase…Continue
Added by Sandwiched Boomers on December 22, 2013 at 6:41pm — No Comments
Who would have thought that a few simple ingredients and inspiration for my sons' dinner would end up turning into a new family favourite?
Little did I know that some defrosted chicken, the
borderline overripe avocados sitting in the fruit basket, and the two lonely slices of cheddar cheese in the fridge would amount to such a tasty and satisying meal for the family.
1 tsp light mayo
1/2 tsp honey dijon mustard
1/2 mashed avocado (I doubled the amount to also…
Added by Lisa Codina on September 11, 2012 at 8:20pm — No Comments
July is Sandwich Generation Month, a chance to pay tribute to adult children who are juggling the demands of raising kids while taking care of aging parents. The number of Americans 65 and older is projected to increase from 40 million in 2010 to over 88 million by 2050, doubling the ranks of those experiencing this stressful combination of responsibilities.
We expect to take care of our growing children.…Continue
Added by Sandwiched Boomers on July 28, 2012 at 6:43pm — No Comments
We all know about the importance of play for the emotional growth and development of children. It can enhance their imagination, increase social skills and boost self-confidence. So why don't we place more value on play for ourselves? According to a recent study by the Families and Work Institute, ½ of American women don’t have enough time to spend on themselves and the activities they enjoy.
Early on, girls tend to be collaborative, communicative and caring – you can see it…Continue
Added by Sandwiched Boomers on April 1, 2012 at 9:48pm — No Comments
Last week we wrote about some very cool back to school bags for everyone from preschoolers to the college bound teenager. Now it is all about the lunches. It is important to get the right accessories to make lunchpail lunches something to really look forward to when the lunch bell strikes. A…Continue
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