New Line of Empathy Cards Says What You Can’t


Emily McDowell’s new line of empathy cards are funny, honest and many times poke fun at the platitudes people so often reach for when they are scared.

The Positive Impact of Inter-generational Learning

Great-grandma with Lennon

Mary Bomyea and her great-granddaughter Lennon Clement discover how much fun it can be spending time together while revealing the positive impact of inter-generational learning.

American Grandma Pays for Wounded Afghan Boy’s Education

NBC reporter Richard Engel and Cindy Barrett

Grandma Cindy Barrett saw an NBC Nightly News story featuring 12-year old Obaid, an Afghan boy who lost his two sisters and his two legs in a bombing. She sprang into action to help him.

A Tribute to My Mother on Mother’s Day


My birthday falls the day before Mother’s Day which I’ll celebrate with my 91-year old mom who continues to inspire me with each new stage of her life.

Mike Robbins Nails It with Nothing Changes Until You Do

Nothing Changes Until You Do - cover - Jan 2014

Mike Robbins’ new book, Nothing Changes Until You Do offers lessons and insights on how we can have more compassion, acceptance, and love for ourselves, others, and life itself.