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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.

5 Things You Need to Solve Your Marriage Problems After 60
2 months ago

5 Things You Need to Solve Your Marriage Problems After 60

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Most couples will experience marriage problems sooner or later. Sometimes these problems will result in a divorce, but you can prevent this from happening if you are willing to commit to nurture your marriage.

Here are five things you will need in order to solve your problems and build a better marriage. Read More

How to Communicate with Distant and Uncommunicative In-Laws
2 months ago

How to Communicate with Distant and Uncommunicative In-Laws

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There are many reasons why a mother- and a daughter-in-law are quiet or reserved around each other. At times, people overstep the boundaries others have set up for them. That causes one party to be angry with the other. Read More

Lessons from My Father: How Complicated Relationships Can Often Help Us Grow
2 months ago

Lessons from My Father: How Complicated Relationships Can Often Help Us Grow

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“The question is not what you look at but what you see.” – Henry David Thoreau

Today was my father’s birthday. If he were still alive, he would have been 90 years old. It has been many years since he passed. He died after a very long and brave fight with cancer. Read More

Parenting Adult Children with Mental Health Issues
2 months ago

Parenting Adult Children with Mental Health Issues

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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

4 Reasons to Start a Business with Your Grandchild
2 months ago

4 Reasons to Start a Business with Your Grandchild

Why on earth would you want to start a business with your 10-year-old grandchild? Isn’t it better just to “let kids be kids” and leave the serious stuff to your grandchild’s parents? Not necessarily! Read More

Knowing Your Family History May Be Good for Your Kids and Grandkids
2 months ago

Knowing Your Family History May Be Good for Your Kids and Grandkids

According to Emory University researchers, “children who know stories about relatives who came before them show higher levels of emotional well-being.”

In other words, kids who know more about their family history are inclined to be more emotionally resilient than children who are deprived of such information. A child who feels like they are part of something larger than themselves – such as a family – have a greater sense of their “inter-generational self.” Read More

How to Have a Happy Halloween Supper with the Grandkids
2 months ago

How to Have a Happy Halloween Supper with the Grandkids

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Halloween is relatively new to the UK – well, as a holiday type celebration it is!

We’ve had All Hallow’s Eve as an ongoing ‘thing’ for hundreds of years, but it’s only caught on in a big way in the last couple of years. Read More

Bringing Joy Back into Your Life After the Loss of a Pet
2 months ago

Bringing Joy Back into Your Life After the Loss of a Pet

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

Struggling with Jealousy After a Divorce in Your 50s or 60s? Help Is Here!
3 months ago

Struggling with Jealousy After a Divorce in Your 50s or 60s? Help Is Here!

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If you divorced in your 50s or 60s, you’re familiar with that feeling. Some of us know it all too well, both during divorce and afterwards. Read More

Fun Fall Activities to Do with Your Grandkids that Boost Healthy Aging
3 months ago

Fun Fall Activities to Do with Your Grandkids that Boost Healthy Aging

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With the arrival of September, it’s not hard to let the mind wander to visions of fall – cozy fires, pumpkin spice, the jittery excitement of the holidays right around the corner. Read More