10 Ways to Tell You Are a Member of the Sandwich Generation

Great post from Lisa. She makes a light lunch of a heavy responsibility. Thought it sandwiches in nicely to Part One and Part Two of my Food in Fiction series. Perhaps this could be considered Food in Non-Fiction.

As someone who is a card carrying member of the Sandwich Generation (well, not literally—there aren’t really cards…yet. But there is a secret handshake), I can tell you that it makes for interesting days. Though I’ve written before about the Sandwich Generation, if you are not familiar with the term, it’s one that describes a person who is raising a child at the same time they are caring for an aging parent. (Can you picture it? It’s like they are the bread and you are the turkey…well, that didn’t sound right. I mean whatever your preferred lunchmeat is…)

For me, it is definitely a major part of my Juggle Struggle.

For you…well, dealing with the challenges of caring for people at opposing ends of the life spectrum may or may not be the situation you are in…yet. But if you have kids and parents in your life, you just may…

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Lisa Ancona-Roach
    Oct 14, 2014 @ 14:50:57

    You are so kind to share, Christine! Thank you!

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