Pixar short ‘Bao,’ about a dumpling come to life, up for Oscar – SFGate

"Bao" is a Disney Pixar short nominated in the best animated short category. The first such Pixar film to be directed by a woman, "Bao" follows a woman who comes to raise a baozi bun she cooked when it comes to life. The film explores themes of empty nest syndrome, attachment and the effects of … Continue reading Pixar short ‘Bao,’ about a dumpling come to life, up for Oscar – SFGate

Excerpt: An Empty Nester Rejuvenates Her Marriage in From Mom to Me Again

Like many parents, Melissa Shultz found that life as an empty-nester required some major reinvention, both in herself and in her marriage. Shultz shares the wisdom she learned along the way in From Mom to Me Again, a guide for parents looking to rediscover their purpose after the kids have left home. Read on for an excerpt on how … Continue reading Excerpt: An Empty Nester Rejuvenates Her Marriage in From Mom to Me Again