Maybe it’s time to “turn around” the assumption that alcohol is a bonding agent and a necessary source of creative inspiration at work.
I’ve been my mother’s primary caretaker since February 2012, when she was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.
The journal entries reinforce my midlife exercise mantra: Something is better than nothing. Any exercise counts.
Two Generation X mothers — educated, ambitious and deliberately underemployed — exemplify a model of work-family balance that provides a different solution to a persistent problem.
When I tell my son that I am “saddened” by his atheism he points out that this is a considered decision and that believers have no corner on moral virtue.
A faucet opened behind my eyes the day the neurologist told my sister and me that our mother had Alzheimer’s.
“You can never have life-work balance. A healthy life is about integrating all of your priorities and activities.”
Although walking to work is most common — no surprise — among young adults with relatively low incomes, it creeps up again among people 55 and older.