The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen

The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen

By Hendrik Groen Hendrik Groen may be old, but he is far from dead and isn't planning to be buried any time soon. Technically speaking he is...elderly. But surely there is more to life at his age than weak tea and potted geraniums? Hendrik decides to chronicle his life in his care home in Amsterdam, revealing all its ups and downs – including his new endeavor, the Old-But-Not-Dead Club. And when Eefje Read more »
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September 13, 2017
Where the Light Gets In: Losing My Mother Only to Find Her Again

Where the Light Gets In: Losing My Mother Only to Find Her Again

By Kimberly Williams-Paisley You may know Kimberly Williams-Paisley as the bride in the 1991 Steve Martin remake of the movie classic Father of the Bride, as Peggy Kenter on Nashville, or the real-life wife of country music artist, Brad Paisley. But perhaps, her most challenging role has been that of daughter – when her mother, Linda was diagnosed with a rare form of dementia that slowly crippled her ability to talk, Read more »
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September 13, 2017
The Hormone Myth: How Junk Science, Gender Politics, and Lies about PMS Keep Women Down

The Hormone Myth: How Junk Science, Gender Politics, and Lies about PMS Keep Women Down

By Robyn Stein DeLuca, PhD Ask any woman and they can relate dozens if not hundreds of times their demeanor and situational responses have been defined (and judged) by preconceived, stereotypical ideas about hormones. The idea that women become raving lunatics when their hormones fluctuate is firmly entrenched in American culture – and deeply fueled by the media. But where exactly did this stereotype come from? How has it hurt women? Read more »
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September 13, 2017
Mothers & Daughters – Fathers & Sons

Mothers & Daughters – Fathers & Sons

By Lana Turnbull As we were putting together the reviews for this issue’s “BookShelf,” one of the books that fascinated me the most was Where the Light Gets In: Losing My Mother Only to Find Her Again, by Kimberly Williams-Paisley. Reading about the stages of denial, frustration, acceptance and finally, love that the author and her family went through really hit close to home for me. In my family we have Read more »
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September 13, 2017
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