The notion of “family” has changed over the years, and continues to evolve as our lifestyles and circumstances present us with new opportunities. Parents work longer hours and children get involved in more activities, making the 6pm family dinner a thing of the past. It’s nice when we can all eat together, but for many families, it’s not practical anymore. Baby boomers are now known as the “sandwich generation,” caring for children and aging parents simultaneously. The economy has forced many twenty- and even thirty-somethings back to their parents’ homes. The definition of family varies considerably, depending on whom you talk to.
Many of us strive to find some common ground, to pin down Read more