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About Christine Field

Christine Field is an author, attorney, speaker, listener and life coach. She has four grown kids, mostly adopted, mostly homeschooled. She provides MomSolved© resources and reassurances to moms facing common and uncommon family life challenges. Christine helps moms rediscover their mojo for wholehearted living after parenting. Visit her website here http://www.realmomlife.com
Latest Posts | By Christine Field
3 Ways to Keep Having Fun in Your 60s
2 months ago

3 Ways to Keep Having Fun in Your 60s

Are You Havin’ Any Fun? is an old song with lyrics by Jack Yellen and music by Sammy Fain. It goes something like this: Read More

The Detachment Wall: How to Let Go of Your Adult Children
3 months ago

The Detachment Wall: How to Let Go of Your Adult Children

By  •  Family

Some of us moms have a problem with our attachment to our children, to the point where the bond can become unhealthy. Read More

Letting Go as a Mom of Grown Children: Is There Ever a Time When Detachment Is a Healthy Idea?
3 months ago

Letting Go as a Mom of Grown Children: Is There Ever a Time When Detachment Is a Healthy Idea?

By  •  Family

When I think of detachment, I think of a husband unlovingly detached from his wife, or a depressed mother who is detached and uninvolved with her child. Read More

3 Reasons Why Freedom Is the Gift of Getting Older
4 months ago

3 Reasons Why Freedom Is the Gift of Getting Older

When I was growing up in the 1960s, we were taught to never trust anyone over 30. That works great when you are 19, 20 and 21. When you approach 31, 40, 50, 60 and beyond, you may want to modify that stance. Read More

How Real Freedom Lies in Knowing When to Say, “I’ve Had Enough”
4 months ago

How Real Freedom Lies in Knowing When to Say, “I’ve Had Enough”

You push away from the dinner table because you’ve had enough to eat, averting obesity and health problems. You have a lovely glass of wine instead of too many, because you know one is enough. Read More

What I Learned from Embracing My Imperfections and the Art of Wabi Sabi
5 months ago

What I Learned from Embracing My Imperfections and the Art of Wabi Sabi

Are you imperfect? Good. That means you are human.

But are you coming to terms with being imperfect? Ah, there lies the challenge. Read More

How to Reflect on Your Childhood and Reignite Your Passions in Retirement
6 months ago

How to Reflect on Your Childhood and Reignite Your Passions in Retirement

I love the beginning of a new year! New calendars and planners are taken out, the clutter of Christmas is put away again, and new horizons await. Read More

20 Ways to Create Joyful Thoughts for Your New Year
7 months ago

20 Ways to Create Joyful Thoughts for Your New Year

Has 2017 been challenging for you? Getting older is not for sissies. Some of us face substantial family or financial problems. Sometimes the days can seem grim. Read More

Losing a Loved One: Another Year, Another Empty Chair
8 months ago

Losing a Loved One: Another Year, Another Empty Chair

By  •  Family

I love Thanksgiving. It is my favorite holiday of the entire year. I try to live a life filled with gratitude, and it’s special to have a day set aside for giving thanks – even though I practice it every day. Read More

Parenting Adult Children with Mental Health Issues
9 months ago

Parenting Adult Children with Mental Health Issues

By  •  Family

Mental illness. The term itself is intimidating. For me, it brought back shrouded stories from my youth of friends and relatives who suffered the colloquial ‘nervous breakdown.’ Back then I didn’t know what that meant. Read More

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