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Your Kids Don’t Need a Perfect Mom, They Just Need a Happy One

As a nanny and preschool teacher, I praise and admire parents. Raising or caregiving for children is incredibly rewarding but inarguably exhausting. No sentiment seems to affect parents more than guilt. Guilt for going to work and leaving their children in the care of others. Feeling guilty for stopping off to treat yourself to lunch […]

Leah Berenson

Leah Berenson

Freelance Writer

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Dad whose 3 kids were killed by drunk driver dies by suicide hours after Father’s Day – rest in peace

Drunk driving ruins not just the lives of those it takes, but also of those left behind. This Toronto, Canada family is a devastatingly sad example of that. A drunk driver killed all three of Edward Lake and Jennifer Neville-Lake’s children and their grandfather. Seven years later, hours after father’s day, their father Edward succumbed […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

Freelance Writer

 · 6 min read

Goodbye Nursing Homes? New Trend: CoHousing With Friends!

When we plan for our retirement years, nursing homes or living alone with a home health care aid is not exactly the first thing that comes to mind. Unfortunately, however, as much as we dread the thought, there may come a day when our family will be faced with the tough decision of whether or […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Freelance Writer

 · 8 min read

100-Year-Old Life Hacks That Are Surprisingly Useful Today

In the words of philosopher and poet George Santayana, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” But this time around, we beg to differ! We agree that advice from the early 1900s is not the first place you go for hacks to make life simpler. (Thanks, Google!) However, the New York […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Freelance Writer

 · 4 min read

7 Traits Displayed By Those Who Were Unloved as Children

Childhood is a critical time for emotional development. Feeling loved and secure during this period lays the foundation for healthy relationships and overall well-being in adulthood. Unfortunately, not all children experience this nurturing environment. This article explores the impact of an unloved childhood, the most sensitive developmental phase, and how it can manifest in 7 […]

Mayukh Saha

Mayukh Saha

Freelance Writer