Family Squeeze: Tales of Hope and Hilarity for a Sandwiched Generation

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Crown Publishing Group, May 19, 2010 - Humor - 208 pages
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You’ve been warned about middle-age spread. But no one told you about the squeeze.

You’re in the “Middle Ages”–sandwiched between the “greatest generation” and the “gimme” generations, busily juggling both with no relief in sight. Children are driving, and parents are not. Money is tight and so are your favorite jeans. And things that never ached before are beginning to give you trouble! For every baby boomer who wonders if it’s possible to navigate the Middle Ages with grace and style, Phil Callaway offers plenty of hope and a little hilarity, too. Because there’s nothing like a smile to make wrinkles less noticeable.

The author of Who Put My Life on Fast Forward? and Laughing Matters offers this lighthearted look at the challenges of the middle years — and promises that while we can’t slow down the aging process, we can ease the worries it brings by focusing on what really matters most.

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User Review  - Candy S -

One of my favorite books ever. If you are a caregiver or a parent, you will be so encouraged reading this book. You will laugh and you will know you can keep going. Highly recommended. Read full review

User Review  - Karefulm -

I laughed, I cried, I read sentences, paragraphs, pages to my spouse. Being in the middle can hurt, you need to be able to find something to laugh about when you are there. Read full review


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Described as “Dave Barry with a message,” author, speaker, and television host Phil Callaway has written twenty books, many of them bestsellers and is a popular speaker at conferences, camps and marriage retreats, coaxing laughter and tears from audiences worldwide. Of his personal accomplishments he rates the following highest: shutting off the TV to listen to his children’s questions (twice), taking out the garbage without being told (once), and convincing his high school sweetheart Ramona to marry him (once).

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