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Emerging Adulthood: The Two Most Important Words in Hiring and Parenting

Haydn Shaw | Posted 10.06.2015 | Business
Haydn Shaw

A couple years ago, the senior staff to one of the top leaders of the Department of Defense asked me for the most important advice I could give them for attracting and retaining Millennials. I gave them two words: emerging adulthood.

Millennial Speaks Out About a More Compassionate Society

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 10.05.2015 | Politics
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Millennials seem to getting a bad rap as if they are too self-centered and privileged. But, in my experience as a parent and psychoanalyst, the Millennials are politically adept, inclusive, and passionate about their ideals

How to Manage a Multigenerational Workforce and Not Go Totally Insane

Janice Celeste | Posted 09.16.2015 | Business
Janice Celeste

Managers are forewarned not to ignore the differences of each generations' characteristics. Best practice is to conduct regular training sessions for all employees and to require supervisors to attend multigenerational management training.

Parents, Grandparents and Children Unite: There is Power in Organizing Across Generations

Center for Community Change Action | Posted 09.08.2015 | Impact
Center for Community Change Action

The movements of the sixties were often identified as reflections of generational conflict in America. But I think today's youth have a more enlightened view of who is to blame for the ills they see, and it is not a blanket "older generation."

Whose Truth Are You Living?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 09.08.2015 | Business
Dennis Merritt Jones

"Believe nothing. No matter where you read it, Or who said it, Unless it agrees with your own reason And your own common sense." ~ Buddha I wonder h...

Where the Souls Go Is a Multi-Generational Saga About Strong Women

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 09.03.2015 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

Hite's story spans the years from 1925 thru 1993. The moments of these women's lives flit back and forth rather than being laid out in a linear manner. This can be confusing for the reader but it does allow for certain mysteries to remain unsolved until the end of the book.

Millennials Are Pretty Terrible, According To A Poll Of Millennials

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 09.03.2015 | Politics

Most millennials don't actually think of themselves as millennials. A newly released Pew Research Center report finds that, while most Gen X- and...

In Defense of the Selfie

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 09.01.2015 | Technology
Bruce Reyes-Chow

So the next time you find yourself grumping about people sharing a selfie, a cheesy image quote, a picture of their dog, a sunset, their coffee, or any other life event -- consider that maybe it's not about them being too "me" focused, but about how much you really care about hearing about them at that particular moment in time.

Frightening Ad Shows Just How Addicted Today's Kids Are To Technology

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.11.2015 | Fifty

Parents, you may lament how your kids hardly look up from their smartphones and tablets anymore, but a new video shows just how scary our a...

Millennials Are Motivated Most by Money

Haydn Shaw | Posted 06.08.2015 | Business
Haydn Shaw

The dramatic increases in student loans over the last 20 years that are now weighing on graduates in a tight job market have everyone from Robert Reich to Fortune magazine questioning whether some Millennials should skip college and learn a trade.

Travels With My Dad

Janie Emaus | Posted 06.01.2015 | Fifty
Janie Emaus

No matter what age I was when we traveled, I knew my father would get us to our destination safely. He would take care of everything (hotels, car rentals, food, souvenirs, fun).

Are Millennials Ready For A 100-Plus-Year Life?

Paul H. Irving | Posted 05.13.2015 | Fifty
Paul H. Irving

We're in the midst of a demographic shift resulting from increasing longevity. Life-spans have nearly doubled in the last century due to advances in science and sanitation, and lives grow longer each year. The odds are that millennials and the generations that follow will experience significantly longer lives.

The Rise of the Multi-Generational Home

Barry N. Koslow, J.D. | Posted 05.07.2015 | Money
Barry N. Koslow, J.D.

Here's a frightening thought: a nice tidy household with great grandparents, grandparents, mom and dad and you -- and, you are 30 years old. A bad dream? Reality? A possibility?

Why You Should Never Have A Favorite Grandchild

Janie Emaus | Posted 04.09.2015 | Fifty
Janie Emaus

I never wanted to become that grandmother. The one who always says yes to her sweet, funny granddaughter. No matter what she asks. But finds it so easy to say no to the rambunctious grandson who moves too quickly from place to place. Whose energy is exhausting. But exactly as it should be.


Tricia McCallum | Posted 04.05.2015 | Books
Tricia McCallum

This story is included in Tricia McCallum's first book of poetry: Nothing Gold Can Stay: A Mother and Father Remembered .

Why What You Read About Millennials Seems Contradictory

Haydn Shaw | Posted 03.15.2015 | Business
Haydn Shaw

In the movies of my youth, the good guys wore white hats and the bad guys wore black hats. One thing you knew, the good guys and the bad guys were not going to work together. They weren't human beings; they were good guys and bad guys.

Dear 2015: It's All Yours Now

Janie Emaus | Posted 03.07.2015 | Comedy
Janie Emaus

Dear 2015. It's all yours now. I tried my best to keep my "worst of" list to a minimum, but we're talking Mother Nature and Mankind. And well, you know how that goes.

Generation FF: Successes, Odds and New Year's Resolutions

Fiona Citkin, Ph.D. | Posted 02.15.2015 | Impact
Fiona Citkin, Ph.D.

Multicultural women need more role models to infuse them with the American success mentality. I've interviewed one who naturally stands out.

Daily Meditation: Learn From One Another

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 12.15.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

5 Reasons Why Baby Boomers Blog

Janie Emaus | Posted 01.30.2015 | Fifty
Janie Emaus

Yes, believe it or not, those of us over 50 really are computer savvy. We may not have grown up with cellphones or laptops, but as the media portrays, we learn quickly. And we are quickly catching up to the Mommy Bloggers.

What I Learned Visiting My Kids' 95-Year-Old Great-Grandmother

Meredith Hale | Posted 01.19.2015 | Parents
Meredith Hale

After weeks of unremitting pain, a smile crossed her lips as she watched her great-grandson explore her home, a den of wonders tantalizing him with glass candy dishes and old shoes buried deep in Grandma's closet.

The Problem With Age Bias & Generations

Richie Etwaru | Posted 01.18.2015 | Business
Richie Etwaru

If you are leading individuals from multiple "generations," you are probably categorizing them incorrectly, and here is why this is bad for you and your business.

Toys Reflect Our Story

Vincent Daly | Posted 01.07.2015 | Parents
Vincent Daly

Toys. What are toys really? An extension of our imagination? A catalyst for escape to a playful world where boundaries do not exist? The embodiment of child-like wonder?

The Great Family Ash Fiasco

Joelle Wisler | Posted 01.04.2015 | Parents
Joelle Wisler

The big kids took their turns. Scooping the ash, gently scattering it through the grass and flowers and underneath the apple tree. And then it was my daughter's turn. Here I am documenting this beautiful symbol of family. Of love. Of the passage of time. Of multiple generations of family.

Generation Gap: How Your Age Affects How You Use Credit Cards

Simple. Thrifty. Living. | Posted 12.24.2014 | Business
Simple. Thrifty. Living.

How do you get to a point where the majority of Americans have over $10,000 in credit card debt? Who is to blame? A glimpse into the generational divide helps shed some light on the situation.