Tag Archives: gifting

How to Express the Unspoken

Hugs, kisses, praise don’t come easily to us. Our family practices a stoic, unspoken love. So how do three daughters tell a dying mother how much we adore her? She was turning 92. A Google search revealed that Jackie Kennedy, … Continue reading

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Editing Beauty

I’m a world traveler, and I’ve picked up many one-of-a-kind items. I’ve also inherited items from family members, which means I have too much stuff. How do you manage potential clutter/having too many things? How do you store items for … Continue reading

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Entitlement

Every year, I send my adult daughter a check for her birthday and Christmas. She told me she prefers cash to other gifts. But she never, ever acknowledges them or thanks me. This has been going on for years! I … Continue reading

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