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Remembering 9/11 With Acts of Service

Posted on 09/10/2013 by | Best Life | Comments

Your LifeAs we remember Sept. 11, 2001, stories of good deeds that sprouted from that tragedy abound. One of them is how the tiny Canadian town of Gander, Newfoundland, and neighboring communities came to the aid of passengers aboard 38 planes that were hurriedly diverted to the North Atlantic fueling stop. Grateful passengers and crew members on one Delta flight – who received food, shelter and whatever they needed for their unexpected stay – decided to pay forward the kindness by …

Grandparents Can Help Grandkids in Aftermath of Tragedy

Posted on 12/14/2012 by | Aging, Home & Family Expert | Comments

Home & FamilyWhile details are still being learned about the explosions at the Boston Marathon, I wanted to share with you how you can help your grandchildren heal from a tragedy like this. We want them to be active and healthy throughout their lives, and encourage them to exercise —  perhaps even become a runner — and they might have questions about today’s events. So, how can we help our kids and grandkids cope with these traumatic events? How can we help …

Are You Ready to Go Back to Titanic?

Posted on 04/14/2012 by | Volunteering | Comments

Your LifeI am a Titanic junkie. And I’m not just talking about the movie, which I’ve seen like, 786 times. (Okay I’m slightly exaggerating, but I did spend several hours waffling over the perfect headline for this blog using a quote from the movie. Since I can pretty much recite the whole flick, it took about 2 hours and 20 minutes to find the right one). I digress…I’m fascinated, compelled rather, with its story - the tragic, yet perfect melody of errors which led to where …