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As a child, she didn't get her dad's thriftiness. Why she does now.
Start slowly, create categories and seek help if you need it
It hurts to be estranged from our kids. But the problem could just be misperception.
Is ending a relationship with your brother or sister ever the right thing to do?
Three weeks of (mostly) summer fun taught us a lot about ourselves
Fascinating findings from studies by the author of 'Downsizing'
What the author of 'Old Man Country' learned talking to elders
Follow these tips and you’ll avoid turning your farewell into a faux pas
Family feuds are heartbreaking — don't let pride fuel the problem
Alternatives to 'How can I help?' from an author of 'Suddenly Single After 50'
Unintended barbs cut to the quick and can’t be taken back. Here are some better options.
The words you choose can ease the pain or they can make matters worse
Work & Purpose
What I've learned from 78 interviews for my 'Second Act Stories' podcast