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Our grandchildren and other family members are so important. Whether you are in a happy marriage or going through a divorce after 60, we can help! Let’s talk about how to get the most from your family relationships after 60.

4 Ways to Thrive with a Retired Spouse
1 month ago

4 Ways to Thrive with a Retired Spouse

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My husband is 10 years my senior. He has had two iterations of “retirement” so far and both had financial and emotional implications for us. His most recent shift has been out of a paid career to having more freedom with his time. Read More

My Son Has Big Plans for My Grandson’s Financial Future… and He Needs My Help
2 months ago

My Son Has Big Plans for My Grandson’s Financial Future… and He Needs My Help

By  •  Family

My family hasn’t done a terribly good job at generating cross-generational wealth. There was a time when I thought that my husband and I would be the ones to break our family into the world of the 1%. Then, a series of events, missteps and outright mistakes brought our financial dreams crashing down to Earth. Read More

Pet Loss is Complicated! 3 Overwhelming Emotions We Feel and How to Deal with Them
2 months ago

Pet Loss is Complicated! 3 Overwhelming Emotions We Feel and How to Deal with Them

Dealing with complicated pet loss grief is very challenging to a pet lover.

Have you ever experienced the loss of a pet that ran away? Did this pet ever come home? Are you suffering from the pain of not knowing what happened to them? Read More

5 Tips for Learning How to Be a Grandmother
2 months ago

5 Tips for Learning How to Be a Grandmother

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It is often suggested that babies should be born with a manual, because it is so hard for new parents to work out how best to look after them. We, mothers, know that we managed somehow or other. But now it begins again, as we are faced with being a grandmother. Read More

Adult Children Coming Home Don’t Break these 9 Rules of Engagement!
2 months ago

Adult Children Coming Home Don’t Break these 9 Rules of Engagement!

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Have you ever needed to provide temporary housing to your adult children?

Living in a full house can be a wonderful experience and also a very challenging time. I am describing a situation when your adult child and their family move in under the same roof and have different – read as unique – parenting ideas that may seem foreign to you! Read More

6 Ways to Reimagine Your Life After the Empty Nest
2 months ago

6 Ways to Reimagine Your Life After the Empty Nest

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Turning a new chapter as your children leave home can be a powerful moment to claim who you are more fully and explore new horizons for your life! Read More

5 Suggestions for Planning a Road Trip or Vacation with Siblings
2 months ago

5 Suggestions for Planning a Road Trip or Vacation with Siblings

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A suggestion from my wise older brother resulted in spending several days traveling with our other siblings. On the second day of our travels, it occurred to me that this was the longest space of time I had spent with several sisters and brothers since my late teens. Read More

Irritable Male Syndrome and Other Changes in Relationships As We Age
3 months ago

Irritable Male Syndrome and Other Changes in Relationships As We Age

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Just between you and me, I’ve secretly been worried that my significant other and I will get on each other’s nerves after I retire. I wasn’t planning on sharing this with anyone until last week. Read More

How to Write a Pet Loss Poem to Heal Your Grief
3 months ago

How to Write a Pet Loss Poem to Heal Your Grief

When looking for a creative and beautiful way to heal your heart after pet loss, have you considered writing a pet loss poem? Read More

5 Ways to Connect with a Loved One Who Has Cancer
3 months ago

5 Ways to Connect with a Loved One Who Has Cancer

By  •  Family

I am a wife whose husband has cancer. I am a caregiver. I also work with people who have cancer and other life-limiting illnesses, and with their caregivers. I work with the grief that comes with caregiving and death that may follow. Read More

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