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The Future of This Blog

I’m always happily surprised when people tell me that they read my blog. Even if you are just staring at a computer or a smart-phone because you are procrastinating, the choices of… 705 more words

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Medicaid Eligibility Review

For my mom in today’s mail: “We are required to complete an annual review of eligibility. In order to determine continued eligibility, we are asking you to complete all questions on the enclosed form.” 68 more words


The Longest Day of My Life. So Far.

Yes. She finally passed.

Last Tuesday, I was home alone with my mother-in-law. Deborah had the day off. My husband was at work and both children were in school. 2,108 more words

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Open-faced sandwich generation

The “sandwich” generation takes care of their children and their parents at the same time. My only child is pushing eighteen, drives herself pretty much everywhere she has to go, and doesn’t require much in the way of mothering. 665 more words

Hold the Pickles, Hold the Lettuce (Special Orders DO Upset Us) Or Further Tales of the Sandwich Generation

Here is another collection of Facebook statuses regarding my attempts to raise a 15 year old and a 70 year old at the same time. 471 more words


We Drove Away and Left the Kids

Practicing for our eventual empty nest, Mr. GenBLT and I took our first ever road trip without our kids this past Saturday. So we were only going to a city two hours away, and not staying overnight, and they are now 15 & 18 years old. 233 more words


The Sandwich Generation

I was introduced to the Sandwich Generation last December while visiting friends in Washington DC. Unlike 90% of my girlfriends, I didn’t have kids.

In other words, I miss out on 80% of the things they talk about constantly. 530 more words

Counting Sheep