Blog Posts - Sandwich Generation



Today’s HOT Deals- a Recap from a Busy Day!

        Today’s Hot Deals for 11/27/15 Who Has the Best Prices Today, Amazon or Walmart? See our price comparison list.  Who Has the Best Prices Today, Amazon or Target? See our price comparison list. Who Has the Best Prices To...
by More with Less Today on Nov 27, 2015

What Grandparents can Teach Us

Disclosure: This post about aging well is part of a sponsored campaign with Aetna but all opinions about the importance of grandparents expressed are my own. What do you think the roles of grandparents are in the lives of grandchildren? Are they fig...
by The TRUTH about Motherhood on Oct 23, 2015

Senior Safety Tips for the Sandwich Generation

As parents, our first concern is often for our children. We want to be sure they’re safe at all times. But many of us -- members of the “Sandwich Generation” -- have another concern: our parents or even grandparents. According to the Pew Resear...
by Susan Heim on Parenting on Feb 2, 2015

Vtech CareLine Phone Helps Seniors Stay Independent – Solutions for the Sandwich Generation

Both my mom and my mother in law are living independently in their later years. We have had a few instances this year where we thought this was not going to be possible for much longer. If you are a member of the sandwich generation like me, then you...
by More with Less Today on Aug 25, 2014

Age Has It’s Privileges! Looking Good at Any Age

Age Has it’s Privileges – Looking Good! Baby Boomers and Seniors are rewriting the book on how to age. We are making up our own rules! Call us the Sandwich Generation or Generation Reinvention, we are being squeezed in many directions but...
by More with Less Today on Feb 18, 2014

Under Construction

It was nearly three months ago to the day when Daughter and I walked out of the airport following our flight from the Netherlands and into the blast furnace heat of a northern Virginia mid-afternoon in early July. We had a tough road ahead of us, lit...
by Adventures in Expat Land on Oct 4, 2013

In Transition

Glancing at the calendar this morning, I realized it’s been almost three months since leaving the Netherlands. Twelve weeks from when I strapped myself into my assigned airline seat, Daughter to my right, our pets Oli and Ava beneath us in the...
by Adventures in Expat Land on Sep 28, 2013

Surfacing

Well, well, well. Look what the cat dragged in. Yours truly, sheepishly shrugging while simultaneously cringing at how pathetic this looks. When last I posted several weeks ages ago, I dropped the bombshell we were moving back to the US this summer.
by Adventures in Expat Land on Aug 12, 2013

The Sandwich Generation- Take Time to Have Fun and De-Stress

Baby Boomers and The Sandwich Generation in the News Are you part of the Sandwich Generation like me? We are “sandwiched” between caring for aging parents while supporting our children. Some of you are also supporting and helping to raise...
by More with Less Today on Aug 5, 2013

Challenges of The Sandwich Generation

Learning more about “the Sandwich Generation” and the challenges that we are facing has been a topic of interest to me since I became an “empty-nester” and try to be a caregiver to my Mom via long distance. How about you? Are...
by More with Less Today on Jul 26, 2013

Sandwich Generation: Feeling Torn in Two

I’ve spoken to many parents on the Parent Support Line who are feeling literally torn apart.  On one hand, they have a parent who is critically ill or needs long term care.  They might be living with them, or be in assisted living in a retirement...
by Empowering Parents on Jun 26, 2013

Tipping Post

I’ve often wondered what I would say in a post like this. I’ve played it out in my mind before, I just never thought I’d be writing this now. You see, it’s time for that kind of post. Not the kind where you tell everyone you&...
by Adventures in Expat Land on Jun 18, 2013

The Short and Long of It

Lately something’s been stuck in my head, like a snippet of a song’s refrain playing over and over again. It’s as if I have my own chorus – although it’s actually more like a soloist, with a deep, resonant voice –...
by Adventures in Expat Land on Jun 8, 2013

Riveting Expat Reads: Expat Life, Slice by Slice

Time again for another Riveting Expat Read in which I shine the spotlight on a new (or new to me) book in this varied and rapidly growing niche. There has been a slow but steadily expanding upsurge in books written by and for expats/global nomads/TC...
by Adventures in Expat Land on Nov 29, 2012

Invisible Ink

It’s been almost three weeks to the day since my last post. Believe me, I know. It’s been weighing on my mind. Not in an ‘oh cr@p, I have to post something on that d@mn blog’ sort of way, because this blog has never been like...
by Adventures in Expat Land on Oct 25, 2012

Down the Rabbit Hole

That’s exactly how I’ve been feeling lately. As with Alice in Wonderland, this summer I fell down the rabbit hole and ended up in a parallel universe. It’s still my life, or is it? It all began innocently enough, back in that Londo...
by Adventures in Expat Land on Aug 21, 2012

Bite of the Generational Sandwich

Almost three months ago I wrote about the challenges inherent in being a member of the Sandwich Generation, Expat Style. You know what I mean: being squeezed between children (of whatever age) and parents and elderly family members. Both groups may n...
by Adventures in Expat Land on Jul 8, 2012

Multitasking Overload

A few days ago I wrote of the challenges many of us face being sandwiched between generations. Just like everyone else, we expats do our best to care for, raise and guide our TCK children to adulthood(and beyond) while also staying connected to...
by Adventures in Expat Land on Apr 20, 2012

Sandwich Generation, Expat-style

Recently I caught up with a couple expat friends, enjoying koffie while sharing the latest on comings and goings. Spring is in the air, along with blooming trees, blossoming flowers and plants, and the necessary but dreaded pollen. Students are get...
by Adventures in Expat Land on Apr 14, 2012

The Sandwich Generation

Our roles in life are continually changing.  From childhood through adulthood to our ‘golden’ years, our roles are in a constant state of flux.  Adapting and embracing these roles is sometimes difficult, but something we all must face.
by Teamhoneysuckle on Mar 27, 2012


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