6 years ago

How Developers Are Catering to Baby Boomer Renters

In 2011, when my wife and I decided to sell our three-story home in New Jersey and move to an apartment just three Metro stops from Washington, D.C., we had no idea we would be becoming part of a growing Baby Boomer trend. Read More

6 years ago

Switch Your Focus to Relieve Thanksgiving Stress

Ah, Thanksgiving! A time of celebration, of gratitude and family get-togethers.

For some, getting together with extended family is a joyous tradition. For others, it’s joyous only some of the time. Not all family is created equal, however. Read More

6 years ago

Getting Married After 60? Here Are 5 Ways to Give You and Your Partner Peace of Mind

The recent marriage of long-time public radio host Diane Rehm was written up in The Washington Post with the attention to detail that big weddings in big cities receive. Coverage focused on the flowers, her dress, the post-ceremony dinner party and their love story…

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6 years ago

7 Ways to Make Eating at Home Fun and Good

Eating at home can be better and more fun than dining out every day. In this article I share seven ways to make home food preparation interesting. Read More

6 years ago

4 Reasons to Start a Business with Your Grandchild

Why on earth would you want to start a business with your 10-year-old grandchild? Isn’t it better just to “let kids be kids” and leave the serious stuff to your grandchild’s parents? Not necessarily! Read More

6 years ago

How to Have a Happy Halloween Supper with the Grandkids

Halloween is relatively new to the UK – well, as a holiday type celebration it is!

We’ve had All Hallow’s Eve as an ongoing ‘thing’ for hundreds of years, but it’s only caught on in a big way in the last couple of years. Read More

6 years ago

Solving the Inheritance Dilemma: How to Determine Who Gets the Family Treasures

Who gets grandma’s yellow pie plate?

At first glance, this seems like such an innocuous query. However, the possible answers to such questions are sparking small inter-and-intra-generational conflicts all over the country. Read More

6 years ago

It’s Time for Back-to-School Bonding with the Grandchildren

According to a recent study by Deloitte, $27 billion will be spent this fall on back-to-school clothes, supplies and accessories for students from kindergarten through 12th grade. I do my best to help the economy and society by spending money and time with my splendid granddaughters. Read More

6 years ago

Marriage Advice for Family Members: 12 Questions to Ask Before Saying “I Do”

When a couple decides to get married, they are often lost in the moment and preparation for the “big event.” We have all heard about the let down when the honeymoon is over and reality sinks in. Read More

6 years ago

7 Ways to Make Your Next Family Reunion Amazing

We just spent a week with our grown children and their families. It doesn’t happen often (10 years ago was the last time) that everyone can congregate at the same place at the same time. It was a special week. For six months we all looked forward to sun and sand and waves and lounging. Read More