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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.

Marriage Advice for Family Members: 12 Questions to Ask Before Saying “I Do”
2 months ago

Marriage Advice for Family Members: 12 Questions to Ask Before Saying “I Do”

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When a couple decides to get married, they are often lost in the moment and preparation for the “big event.” We have all heard about the let down when the honeymoon is over and reality sinks in. Read More

5 Powerful Money Lessons to Teach Your Grandchildren
3 months ago

5 Powerful Money Lessons to Teach Your Grandchildren

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While your role as a grandmother should revolve around giving treats and having fun with the little ones, you can drop in a few important money lessons throughout the years. Read More

Are You Curious About Your Family History? Here’s How to Start Researching
3 months ago

Are You Curious About Your Family History? Here’s How to Start Researching

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There is something about finding ourselves in our 60s that makes our heads turn to the past, in general, and, more specifically, to our ancestry. I have no idea why this fascination comes so forcefully at this time.

Perhaps as we age, our perception of time changes. The decades before we were born seem less long ago. Our ancestors therefore seem more real and present. Read More

7 Ways to Make Your Next Family Reunion Amazing
3 months ago

7 Ways to Make Your Next Family Reunion Amazing

We just spent a week with our grown children and their families. It doesn’t happen often (10 years ago was the last time) that everyone can congregate at the same place at the same time. It was a special week. For six months we all looked forward to sun and sand and waves and lounging. Read More

4 Grandmother and Grandson Activity Ideas
3 months ago

4 Grandmother and Grandson Activity Ideas

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I’m sure it’s not the same with everyone, but before my son was born, I was very worried whether I would be able to raise a boy. My world was profoundly feminine because all my closest cousins and siblings are girls. So, my knowledge and understanding of little boys was very limited, to say the least. Read More

How Estranged Mothers Can Find Acceptance and Healing
3 months ago

How Estranged Mothers Can Find Acceptance and Healing

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Martin Luther said, “You cannot keep birds from flying over your head, but you can keep them from building a nest in your hair.” Read More

Damage Control: 10 Actions to Save Your Marriage After 50
3 months ago

Damage Control: 10 Actions to Save Your Marriage After 50

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If your goal is to immediately bring your marriage back to what you had dreamed it would be, you might find this list of quick actions very helpful. These tools have worked for hundreds of couples who have drifted apart.
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6 Summer Activities to Share with Your Friends and Family this Year
3 months ago

6 Summer Activities to Share with Your Friends and Family this Year

This year, it felt like winter would never end. Here in the great North West, we were all feeling a little down for the lack of warmth and sunshine. Now that summer is here, I know that it will go by too quickly – it always does. Read More

Coping with the Loss of a Pet After Years of Love
4 months ago

Coping with the Loss of a Pet After Years of Love

Are you experiencing emotions of sadness and grief while coping with the loss of a pet? Are you unable to even imagine moving forward with your life again without them? Would you like to tell your buddy once again that you love them? Read More

3 Things to Do When You’re Afraid of Losing Your Spouse
4 months ago

3 Things to Do When You’re Afraid of Losing Your Spouse

My greatest fear as the years went by was that my spouse might die first. Having had no children, the thought of my husband dying first and me being left alone in the world was something I simply couldn’t bear. Read More