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Making Tough Decisions as Part of the Sandwich Generation
By     |    Sep 10, 2013
Posted in: Dealing With Guilt, Parenting, Sandwich Lady     |    4 Comments

Making Tough Decisions as Part of the Sandwich Generation

Last week, I posted about guilt and the Sandwich Generation. (The Sandwich Generation is full of people who have young children at home whom they are caring for and parents who are starting to have health issues due to aging.) I wrote about the huge amount of guilt I felt this summer when I had to choose between helping take care of my mom or spending time with my immediate […]

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Guilt and The Sandwich Generation
By     |    Sep 3, 2013
Posted in: Aging, Dealing With Guilt, Family, Parenting, Sandwich Lady     |    14 Comments

Guilt and The Sandwich Generation

Guilt–it’s more than a four-letter word (since it has 5 letters), but in all seriousness, guilt is one of those things that I experience a lot as both a mother and the only daughter of my parents in their mid-70s. I’m sure many of you experience mommy or daddy-guilt–when your child wants you to do something with him or her, and you have to mow the lawn, pay the bills, […]

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