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Helping My Parents with THEIR OWN DVD Player
By     |    Sep 24, 2013
Posted in: Aging, Family, Grandparents, Parents and technology, Sandwich Lady     |    10 Comments

Helping My Parents with THEIR OWN DVD Player

When I first started blogging about the Sandwich Generation, I shared a story about helping my dad put the cell phone on “vibrator.” Events with my parents (who are in their mid-70s) and technology seem to happen every day. My almost 3-year-old daughter has taught them all about Angry Birds, although Grandpa still can’t get the birds to go up–they fly flat, crash, and burn. But the best story lately […]

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Cell Phone Dilemma
By     |    Aug 6, 2013
Posted in: Parents and technology, Sandwich Lady     |    10 Comments

Cell Phone Dilemma

It was the Fourth of July. BTW, the following account is a typical day in my life as a member of the “Sandwich Generation.” (To find out more about this, click on Sandwich Lady in the sidebar.) I decided to take the kids (daughter 2 1/2; stepson 12 1/2) on my own to a community parade very close to my house. And although we live in the Midwest, it wasn’t […]

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