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About Elena Karplus

Elena is originally from Argentina and has lived in seven cities on four continents around the world. She is a writer, an artist, the mother of four, and grandmother of 10. She travels extensively and lives in Coconut Grove, Miami. She writes about topics of interest to herself and her peers.
Latest Posts | By Elena Karplus
Viva la Siesta! 9 Tips to Renew and Refresh Your Day – With or Without Coronavirus
8 months ago

Viva la Siesta! 9 Tips to Renew and Refresh Your Day – With or Without Coronavirus

Growing up in Buenos Aires, where summer days are hot and endless, “Siesta Time” got us kids out of the pool or away from the sprinklers and into a cool and quiet house…
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Are There Benefits to Sleeping Alone on Purpose? My Personal Experience Says YES!
8 months ago

Are There Benefits to Sleeping Alone on Purpose? My Personal Experience Says YES!

By  •  Family

I am not a good bed partner. Well, maybe I should say that I have never been a good sleeping partner. I need full and absolute possession of the bed. I move, I squirm, I sigh and sometimes…
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Remembering My Mother on Mothers’ Day: A True Story of a Brave Girl
8 months ago

Remembering My Mother on Mothers’ Day: A True Story of a Brave Girl

By  •  Family

“Everything is going to be alright, sweetheart,” my mother would remind me as I relayed the latest drama in my life. She was a sweet and comforting presence who…
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Do You Feel Invisible or Invincible Over 60?
9 months ago

Do You Feel Invisible or Invincible Over 60?

By  •  Mindset

“Age has no reality except in the physical world. The essence of a human being is resistant to the passage of time” —Gabriel Garcia Marquez…
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How Technology Assists Grandparenting in the Age of Covid-19
9 months ago

How Technology Assists Grandparenting in the Age of Covid-19

By  •  Family

In normal times, my children fly into my life in Miami like the wind, often resembling a soft and balmy breeze, though at times their visits can feel more like a hurricane. They bring precious cargo…
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