Tag Archives: Relationships

Of Loss and Hope—A Memoir about Losing a Husband

“The most important takeaway I want people to have is hope. I want people to understand that there is always, always hope,” she said. “For widows who have lost a close loved one I also want them to know they’re not alone. There is no right or wrong way to grieve. Whatever it is they’re doing, it is okay.”

Games of Kindness

Athletes and Spectators – Take note By Daniel Intrater Competition can bring out the best in all of us…but at times, it can also bring out the worst. Merriam Webster defines competition: “To strive to gain or win something by defeating or establishing superiority over others who are trying to do the same.” Sometimes during

Couples Share their “Secrets” for Long, Successful Marriages

By Christine A. Holliday While millions of Americans marry every year, statistics also suggest that nearly half of these marriage participants find reasons to end their unions. Problems with finances or sex or in-laws, lack of communication, stresses of parenthood and unreasonable expectations can all lead individuals to conclude that they would be happier without

A Father’s Day Tribute

By Pat Nowak On Father’s Day, I lovingly remember my dad. While he died almost 20 years ago, I still miss him. He was the one who was always there for me, providing the sage advice and wisdom that still guides me, years later. One of ten children, he was a celebrated athlete at Woodward

Communications Through the Years

How to Make Friends with Your Grandparents and Parents By Daniel Intrater Communicating across the generational divide allows a lot to be learned. As technology advances, it becomes harder for the Generation XYZers (1965-Present) to communicate with Baby Boomers and elder generations. Learning from The Silent Generation Grandparents are a valuable source of information. Ever since

Grandparents On the Clock

Parents Can’t Always Do It Alone By Pamela Crabtree When my 37-year-old son, Eric, decided to enter the realm of single fatherhood, the whole family was behind him 100 percent. We knew he was venturing into unchartered territory, since being the residential parent of his then 2 ½ -year-old daughter in Ohio is uncommon. According to