Tag Archives: the middle: between adult children and aging parents

Home Alone

If I could remake the 1990 film, Home Alone, the mom would be the one left behind.  Ah, the joy.  She would rush out of the bathroom and see her family leaving for the airport in a cab, the mounds … Continue reading

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Part 6: The Middle

On Christmas Eve, my parents, brother #2 and his family (including his wife’s parents), Sister #4 and her family, and my family often gathered together for a celebration.   This year my brother’s wife volunteered to host a potluck, my favorite … Continue reading

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