It Takes a Village

Union: Top view of a happy group of senior citizens An old African proverb says, “It takes a village to raise a child.” The implication is that raising a child is not only the parents’ responsibility, but also the community’s. Now dozens of neighborhoods in the U.S. are proudly declaring, “It takes a [...]

By |August 25th, 2010|The Other Side of 50|0 Comments

The Mid-Life Crisis Returns

Leave it to the boomer generation to reinvent one more thing. As children, they reinvented the housing market: Their parents moved to the suburbs, leaving the city for safer neighborhoods and homes with enough space to give each child his or her own bedroom. Boomer girls now had the privacy to talk on their Princess [...]

By |August 11th, 2010|The Other Side of 50|0 Comments