Author Archive: Carol Gioia

The Modern Family Tree

There was a time when “family” had two traditional components. There was the nuclear family, meaning parents and siblings, and the extended family of grandparents, cousins, aunts and uncles. Tracing genealogy and creating a family tree was straightforward and uncomplicated….
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Quality Family Time

Between holding down full time jobs and keeping up with all the chores involved in home maintenance, today’s exhausted parents don’t often have much quality time left over to spend with the family. You might be physically present, but mentally calculating…
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Love is not blind

When a couple seems at odds in their looks, personality or attitudes, often the following questions will be posed by onlookers. “What does she see in him?” or “How can he stand her incessant talking?” The concluding answer is invariably,…
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