Helicopter Kids: Caring For Your Aging Parent Without Driving Everyone Crazy

We’ve all known helicopter parents.  The ones whose children never do wrong.  They hover around like helicopters, always ready to save the day should anything go awry.  They press for special exceptions and save their kids from life’s little failures, such as a forgotten homework assignment, a lost baseball game or a test that was a little too challenging and …

Finding a Place

I bought a house the other day.  It was so easy!  I found this service online that promised to find the best house for me.   They seemed to know all about the houses around my town, so I just went with the house they recommended. Just kidding!  I would never turn over that kind of decision to an internet service… …

How Do You Measure?

I heard this song lately and it inspired me… February is here.  By this time, many of our New Year’s resolutions have fizzled and we’re back to square one with all our well meaning intents to lose weight, break a bad habit, or increase our savings accounts.  We all have standards by which we measure success and failure.  We’re looking …