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Just Before the Family Meal

Family meal times are getting a lot of press right now, and high time. Recent articles in The Christian Science Monitor by Mary Beth McCauley and the New York Times by Susan Dominus as well as the Huffington Post’s on-going

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Posted in Alternative Stories, Family, Parents, Rituals

Lillian Firestone, Author of The Forgotten Language of Children

Link to transcript Excerpts from the book (not included in the transcript are read at the end of the recording The work described in The Forgotten Language Language of Children: A Journey in Living Authentically is based on the ideas

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Mary Catherine Bateson on the “Age of Active Wisdom”

You can hear Mary Catherine Bateson and I  speak about her latest book: Composing a Further Life: The Age of Active Wisdom       HERE. It may seem counter-intuitive to speak about the later stages of life on a

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Posted in Aging, Commentary, Grandparents, Interview, Parents, Stereotypes