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About Barbara Greenleaf

Barbara Greenleaf is the author of the new self-help book, Parents of Adult Children: You Are Not Alone, based on her long-running blog. She has also written a history of childhood and a self-help for working mothers. Barbara was on the staff of The New York Times.
Latest Posts | By Barbara Greenleaf
Do You Remember the Old-Fashioned Visit?
1 week ago

Do You Remember the Old-Fashioned Visit?

I don’t know about you, but I found that among my friends, the default position for getting together was always going out to a restaurant for lunch or dinner and sometimes even for breakfast. When two of us women finally hit upon a mutually…
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Will Your Loved One Still Be Your Loved One After Lockdown?
1 month ago

Will Your Loved One Still Be Your Loved One After Lockdown?

My friends who live alone refuse to let me complain about anything during this quarantine. As soon as I start to be the least bit self-pitying, they cut me off with…
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My 10 Indispensable Tools for Sheltering at Home
3 months ago

My 10 Indispensable Tools for Sheltering at Home

Just as you wouldn’t travel to Europe without packing a suitcase or go to the beach without bringing a swimsuit, so you need the proper tools to shelter at home…
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3 Fun Ways to Combat Coronavirus with Laughter
4 months ago

3 Fun Ways to Combat Coronavirus with Laughter

You may be in a funk because of the coronavirus, but, according to Certified Humor Therapist and Laughter for the Health of It presenter Roberta Gold…
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Get Your Best Ideas Before You Get Out of Bed: A 5-Step Process to Creativity
4 months ago

Get Your Best Ideas Before You Get Out of Bed: A 5-Step Process to Creativity

There are many routes to creativity and – contrary to what we were told as children. Whether you call it thinking outside the box, originality, or dynamic problem-solving, creativity is…
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How Crafting Opens the Door to Creativity – No It’s Not Too Late to Begin at 60!
5 months ago

How Crafting Opens the Door to Creativity – No It’s Not Too Late to Begin at 60!

When I was young, I couldn’t draw so I didn’t consider myself “artistic.” Now that I’m over 60, I know there are many ways one can express oneself creatively…
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