Archive for July 2013

5 Sure-fire Ways to Honor Your Parents

5 Sure-fire Ways to Honor Your Parents
Honoring parents at any age can be hard or easy as pie, depending on one’s perspective. As a caregiver for my parents in their late 80s, I am the filling between 2 flaky crusts: the “greatest” post-war generation and the millennial generation, of which my teen sons are a part. I try to make the... Read more »

Martha Stewart Writes About Caring for Others--Maybe

Martha Stewart Writes About Caring for Others--Maybe
How soft is Martha Stewart’s post-prison heart? Could she really be caring for others instead of creating things for others? Recently the 71-year-old diva wrote a new book. Ho hum. But it is not a new book about antique china and complicated appetizers. Hmmmm. Martha wants to help those in their 40s on up to live well. And to give caregivers... Read more »
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    Carole Pye

    I’m a freelance writer married to thrill-seeking husband, Jim, and mom to fantastic teenage sons: Austin, (18) Trevor, (16) and volunteer foster son, Chris (18). I am also a proud caregiver for my parents, Bob, a WWII Army Air Corps veteran, 87, and Jean, his wife, 85. In between the shuttling and the shuffling of senior boys and senior parents, you can find me sitting still, enjoying a cup of steaming hot tea while pondering the next thing to do.

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