Share As both a caregiver to my 94-year old mom, Gladyce, and a mother of seven, Mother’s Day is a holiday that I cherish with my family. It’s a time to reflect on the lessons we’ve learned from mom, and the way those teachings have shaped who we are and how we instill values in our own families. Read more: Mother's Day 2013, A Place for Mom, Mother Daughter Relationships, Mother's Day, Joan Lunden, Parenting, Parenting post50, Family, Fifty News Relationships on Huffington Post
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Share We’re unequivocally in favor of marriage equality. But this lower “level” of commitment has been worth something in its own right to us — not just for the health benefits, but for the ways it helped us see exactly what we wanted from our relationship. Read more: Marriage, Relationships, Gay Marriage, Domestic Partnership, Marriage Equality, Commitment, Civil Union, New York City Marriage Law, Long Engagement, Benefits of Marriage, Women News Relationships on Huffington Post
Share The plates reminded me of dinners in our old house, and looking around the living room, I could imagine my father (who had passed away 27 years ago this month) sitting on the sofa. Each clang of the grandfather clock reminded me of being a little girl. Read more: Silver, Motherhood, Lipstick, Slumber Parties, Mothers and Daughters, Sisters, Aprons, Relationship, Take Out, Starbucks Coffee, Picnics, Family, Mother Daughter Relationships, Women News Relationships on Huffington Post
Share There are plenty of important lessons to learn from Valentine’s Day. We learn these lessons from the time we are in kindergarten. Some come from heartache, some from parental guidance and others from personal insight. Read more: Valentine's Day Gifts, Holidays, Relationships, Children, Love and Relationships, Romance, Valentine's Day, Retail, Dr. Nancy Berk, Huffington Post, Love, Parents, Parents News Relationships on Huffington Post
Share This was a big year for me, as I finally honored that deep yearning inside of myself to leave my New York City box dwelling and dive headfirst into beach life in Santa Monica. Here are twelve things I learned for sure in 2012. Read more: Creativity, Womens Issues, Relationship Advice, Moving, Life Lessons, Self-Worth, New Years Resolutions, New Years Eve 2013, 2013, 2012, Women News Relationships on Huffington Post
Share Yesterday I was moving some dates around in my calendar and I realized that next month is my wedding anniversary. Just as that date seems to slip up on me every year, so too did these last eight years. Read more: Marriage, Relationship Advice, Marriage Lessons, Relationships, Marriage Advice, Happy Marriage, 8 Things I've Learned About Marriage, Weddings News Relationships on Huffington Post
Share 8. Accept help. This is no time to be a martyr, especially when kids are concerned. A couple of days of roughing it “Little House on the Prairie”-style are fine, but don’t wait for the coughing to set in before taking refuge somewhere warm. Read more: Frankenstorm, Relationships, Huffpost 50, Love, Hurricane Sandy, Gratitude, Hurricane Sandy Lessons, Hurricane Sandy 2012, Superstorm Sandy, Parenting Post 50, Fifty News Relationships on Huffington Post