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Poetry and Aging Parents, Part 4

Posted by on Mar 31, 2015 in Aging Parents | Comments Off

Adult children live in a bittersweet world of loss and gratitude regarding aging parents. Barbara Crooker’s poem All Saints Day captures this emotional mixture as it attends her mother’s leaving…...

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The Art of Holding Space…

Posted by on Mar 30, 2015 in Aging Parents | Comments Off

Heather Plett’s insightful and moving article on holding space, What is means to “hold space” for people, plus eight tips on how to do it well, is a primer on the dance of compassion for those...

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