Category Archives: Chronic Illness

Ten Keys to a Strong Family

Our world today is complicated. Daily we are reminded that life is fragile, and downright unpredictable. We feel incredible stress and anxiety, uncertain of what the future holds for ourselves and those we love. Many of us hunger to know … Continue reading

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Managing Stress

What is stress?  Stress is the common, nonspecific response to the demands and the wear and tear of whatever happens to a living being.  It is a generalized physiological and psychological reaction to anything that threatens a person’s survival. Traumatic … Continue reading

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The Sandwich Generation – Spring 2014 Update

So, I am definitely the “nana” of two little girls! The oldest is now 3 ½ and the little one is celebrating her first birthday! They are a darling duo — fun, sweet, loving, playful, and keep Pa and Nana … Continue reading

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