“It takes a village” is a quote about raising children, but no one tells us that motherhood—or even just adulthood—requires a village too. All the different twists and turns a life takes can benefit from the wisdom and experience of someone walking the same path, just a few steps ahead. The need for a village does not stop, for any of us! I still have mentors, and some of them are younger than me, and my life is infinitely better because of what my mentors have helped me achieve or ... » Learn More about Could 2018 be the ‘Year of the Mentor?’
Congratulations to Katrina Lynch! winner of the $50 gift card from Her photo won the Intergenerational Thanksgiving Day Photo Challenge! I hope your Thanksgiving was meaningful in your family's way. May you enter Advent with a full heart and be ready to celebrate the peace, hope and love of the season with more family and friends. ... » Learn More about Winner of the Intergenerational Thanksgiving Day Photo Contest!
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Every year, I update and repost my top ten survival tips before the holidays begin. Here is the updated list for 2017! 10. Prayer at mealtime ain’t gonna happen without discomfort or giggles if you don’t do it every other day of the year. Ask a grandparent to lead the prayer and even the most unpredictable youngsters are more likely to show respect. 9. Getting together with people who have lots of kids? Plan a craft project, a game, or a storytime with grandparents. 8. Holiday events ... » Learn More about Top Ten Tips for Intergenerational Holiday Fun
I went on a first date with a nice young man when I was about 20 years old. He was trying to impress me, so he took me to Lawry's The Prime Rib in Century City, CA. That location is no longer there, but there was a larger than life portrait of a Scottish Beefeater in a red tartan kilt and full royal regalia watching like a sentry over the very stately lobby. Being of Scottish and British heritage, his presence captivated me for the entire wait (it was a long one, even back then). In a perfect ... » Learn More about Lawry’s: a restaurant for all generations