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March 04, 2006
How about a working children blog?
I'm in Portland dealing with a couple of 90-something parents, dealing with some very tough decisions about their independence. I'm thinking that in addition to a Working Parents blog, we should have one for working parents parenting their parents. Anyone know of a good one out there? There must be 10 million boomers dealing with almost exactly the same issues.
One thing I cannot do on this Ecto connection to the blog is approve comments. I have outsourced that work this weekend to my 13-year-old back in New Jersey, and I see he's already accomplished it once. If you've left a comment and you don't see it pop up immediately, he's probably out having fun.
My newest hobby is Blog reads that is more intresanter than newspapers or television. in the between time I spend already 4-5 hours at the computer. Writes firmly thereby I also still enough-end to read has.
Posted by: Manuel at March 4, 2006 08:29 PM
I just set one up 2 days ago! I haven't even made my first post yet, I can related to your position.
Posted by: Busy Mom at March 5, 2006 10:12 AM
Interesting idea for a weblog. You're right; I get phone calls all day from folks looking for companion care for their elderly parents who need to be looked after while they are at work.
Who provides quality care? Bargain care for bargain prices? What does each service do, and how much does it cost? It's just one of the issues that needs to be looked at, and there are few resources at which to point.
Posted by: alwin at March 5, 2006 08:44 PM
A working children's blog would be great. Don't know of any off the top of my head. But I too have elderly parents and would love some thoughts, insights into how to best handle the situation.
Posted by: Peter at March 5, 2006 10:10 PM