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The Sandwich Generation: Caring for A Preschooler & An Aging Parent

Cherishing your parents is easy when your parents are healthy and active. But when their health begins to deteriorate, becoming a caregiver can be exhausting.  Sociologists call those of us who are caring for our children while we are also caring for an aging parent ‘The Sandwich Generation’. In my case, I’m raising my four-year-old while caring for my […]

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9 Places to Volunteer in Genesee County This Christmas

The holiday season is a great time to celebrate longstanding traditions and to create some new ones, like volunteering.  Make volunteering one of your new family traditions.  Giving your time, talent, and treasure during the month of December can add holiday cheer to your family and benefit your community. I’ve put together a list of […]

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