It’s baseball team tryouts. Or maybe dance, gymnastics or basketball. Perhaps band or chorus. So much anticipation. Lots of preparation. And then, it happens.
Your darling grandchild does not make the team. You hurt for your grand. You tell yourself life is full of challenges and disappointments. But wait, there’s [...]
By Lynn Keehan, Ph.D
Diagnoses of ADD/ADHD has dramatically increased in recent years, and now many doctors are not only prescribing the usual drugs (Adderall, Concerta, Ritalin, Strattera), but have added powerful antipsychotic medications to their pharmaceutical arsenal to try to combat the symptoms of ADD/ADHD and other behavioral problems in children and teens. “Off [...]
Multi-Generational Travel: It’s All the Rage with Today’s Grandparents
In 2011, 37% of all grandparents who travelled took trips with their grandchildren. Often, the whole family goes: grandparents, parents, grandchildren, and sometimes even great-grandparents. Many grandparents (22%) travel alone with their grandchild(ren). And they’re not just going to Disneyland, either. They’re going [...]
Hold It or Fold It? What You Need to Know about Gold
MONEY MATTERS / By Dennis Miller
Florida Avenue is the main drag in our little town in central Florida. In less than a mile, you’re likely to see three or four folks standing on the sidewalk wearing headphones, bopping [...]
By Debra Karplus
It may be bone-chilling cold outside or ridiculously hot, or perhaps you’re looking for something new and different to do with your grandchildren; there’s likely to be a museum that’s not too far of a drive to get there. Many children, especially the younger ones might be bored at an [...]
By Jack Levine
2012 was a year of great challenges and new responsibilities. Life is about transitions, and as an incurable optimist, I believe the year ahead will open new doors and present valuable opportunities for all of us.
Traditionally, New Year’s Resolutions are about making a commitment to do something different in our [...]