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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.

Divorce After 50 Can Be Heartbreaking and Liberating
3 years ago

Divorce After 50 Can Be Heartbreaking and Liberating

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Divorce after 50 is especially tough on women. For years, divorce was stigmatized and many women were left to feel ashamed by their situation. They felt like it was their fault and that they didn’t deserve a chance to start over. Read More

Why Grandmas Need to Support Each Other – Introducing the GaGa Sisterhood (Video)
3 years ago

Why Grandmas Need to Support Each Other – Introducing the GaGa Sisterhood (Video)

In my experience, grandmas naturally love to help other people. Even if we consider ourselves to be “modern grandmas,” with our own passions, we still find time to take care of our families and share our wisdom with the world. Many of us, for one reason or another, have even found ourselves raising our grandchildren full-time. Read More

What to Do When Family Conflict Impacts Your Grandparents Rights (Video)
3 years ago

What to Do When Family Conflict Impacts Your Grandparents Rights (Video)

It’s every grandparent’s worst nightmare. After years of caring for your loved ones, you find yourself separated from your grandchildren by a family conflict. At this difficult time, your mind is probably filled with worries. Read More

Legacy Letters: An Updated Patriarchal Tradition Giving Women a Voice Today
3 years ago

Legacy Letters: An Updated Patriarchal Tradition Giving Women a Voice Today

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Testosterone and sadness filled the room. It was a sacred goodbye. Twelve sons gathered at Jacob’s death bed, according to the Bible. They were listening to their father’s moral directives, blessings and burial instructions. The daughter, Dinah, was not invited. Read More

What Are the Secrets to Buying Gifts for Grandchildren? We Have the Answers! (Video)
3 years ago

What Are the Secrets to Buying Gifts for Grandchildren? We Have the Answers! (Video)

It’s no secret that we love to give gifts to our grandchildren. After all, there is nothing better than seeing your grandson or granddaughter smile. As the holidays approach, we have a natural desire to make all of our grandkids’ wishes come true. Read More

What is a Grandmother Really? How Modern Grandmas Are Breaking the Mold (Video)
3 years ago

What is a Grandmother Really? How Modern Grandmas Are Breaking the Mold (Video)

Few roles are as important – or misunderstood – as the role of grandmother. It’s almost as if, once your first grandchild arrives, you are supposed to turn into a baby-sitting, apple-pie-making, scarf-knitting machine. At least, that’s how it feels for many women. Read More

5 Things No One Tells You About Writing a Memoir
3 years ago

5 Things No One Tells You About Writing a Memoir

One of the most powerful things a mentor ever told me about writing was this: Tell your story, you’re the only one who can. Read More

Why Grandparents Rights Won’t Protect You from Family Conflict
3 years ago

Why Grandparents Rights Won’t Protect You from Family Conflict

Life after 60 can be tough. Over the last few years, I’ve heard from women who are dealing with chronic illnesses. I’ve talked with ladies who have lost their husband to old-age or injury. I’ve heard stories of financial trouble and loneliness. Read More

The Tradition of Oral Storytelling: A Powerful Gift for Our Grandchildren
3 years ago

The Tradition of Oral Storytelling: A Powerful Gift for Our Grandchildren

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It’s my belief that teaching the art of oral storytelling is an investment in the futures of our children and grandchildren. It gives them a basic training in sequencing events, and organizing thoughts and experiences into chunks; an invaluable skill to have at any age. And it teaches them how to listen and be heard; a basic ability so many adults have never mastered…
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Letting Go and the Art of Parenting Adult Children
3 years ago

Letting Go and the Art of Parenting Adult Children

Have you held a baby lately? I recently held little Ezra, a 10-month-old who had recently learned how to do a high five. Once he got the hang of it, he did over and over. How juicy and delicious. Read More