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The Wonders of the Automat

By Patricia Adams, published on Mar 15, 2012

My dad had a lifelong wish. He wanted to see New York City. His salary as a body and fender man in California in the Great Depression barely kept his family in food and shoes. A trip to New York City was a dream that was unlikely to happen.

By the time he was 72, and I was his caregiver, his dream had faded.

Then a miracle. My husband received a job assignment to Oneida, New York--upstate, but close enough!

The day we arrive in Oneida, my dad and my children begin planning for a summer trip to New York City. The children borrow books from the library and my dad sends for... (more)

Tags: new york, parenting, family, stroke, children, travel, vacation, adventure, kids, food, apple, history, families, dream, mother, automat, eating, buick, family travel, police officer, caregiver

United Families: Myths or Reality?

By MUGISHO N.THEOPHILE, published on Mar 17, 2010

Looking around us, we wonder the reasons why there are two kinds of families: strongly united families and conflicting ones. Cohesive families are often those which are built on the right priorities. Each member in such families puts more interests on the other member’s requests ahead of self. These members spend lots of time with each other and with their children of course. This succeeds since there is willingness to sacrifice for the welfare of the family. When for instance, the spouses or the children need to talk, they are sure they will be given ample room and attention to express themselves.... (more)

Tags: reality, families, myth, united

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