Show #34: Empowering Women and Girls

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March is Women’s Month. We speak with two women who work to empower others in Connecticut – through the Mercy Learning Center in Bridgeport and My Sister’s Place in Hartford. Amazing stories of support, empowerment –  and triumph that continues … Continue reading

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Show #32: Addicted: Could It Happen to You – or Your Family?

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Addiction remains the subject of much debate, research, and conflicting theories – one thing, however, remains true: it can be tragic, and we need both information and hope. Randye, Nicky and Diana talk with Marie, mother of a daughter currently … Continue reading

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Show #29: Last Will and…Embezzlement?: Protecting Your Family’s Future

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Start the conversation in your family about YOUR Last Will and Testament. And, families – keep an eye out for those who will ingratiate themselves to the elderly and exploit their kindness by embezzling from estates. We talk with our … Continue reading

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Show #26: The Holidays: Many Ways to Celebrate

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Ah, the Holiday Season – already upon us.Do they inspire love in you – or the blues? Does the “holidays” unite or divide us? What do you love most – or least – about the holidays? What about all that … Continue reading

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Show #25: Remodeling on a Shoestring: Ideas and Inspiration from “Project Nicky”

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One of our earliest episodes featured Feng Shui expert Lurrae Lupone and “Clutter Solutions” guru Susan Lovallo (hear that show here).  We were so inspired by this show that Nicky invited Lurrae (and our own resident decor expert Diana) to … Continue reading

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Show #24: Clean and Green: Seven Daily Habits that Work

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Today the new in word is “ Green” -that label is slapped on just about everything from detergents to floor cleaners. Are they Green Clean? How can we practice green clean at home? What are the Seven Daily Steps that … Continue reading

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Show #20: Siblings: Friends for Life?

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Brothers, sisters…they shape our lives forever, whether we like it or not. We talk about rivalry, birth order, step-families, and how things can change – or maybe not – once we are adults. Guests are Trevor Crow, author of “Forging … Continue reading

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Show #17: Nothing Lasts Forever. Grief, Loss and Acceptance

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We all experience loss – of relationships, jobs, friendships. But when that loss involves the death of a loved one, the process requires special attention. Our guests are Armen Bacon and Nancy Miller, authors of Griefland, a book that has … Continue reading

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Show #11: Aging Parents: Preparing, Caring, Protecting

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According to US News, “Nineteen million Americans care for someone over age 75, typically a parent or a grandparent, who may or may not live with them. Often called “informal caregivers,” these adult children or relatives provide 75 to 80 … Continue reading

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Show #3: Beauty in Our Surroundings

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We are constantly and deeply affected by what surrounds us, from the company we keep to the rooms where we live, work, love. Randye, Nicky and Diana welcome guests Susan Lovallo (Clutter Solutions) and Lurrae Lupone (feng shui consultant) … Continue reading

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