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Hobbies for Women

One of the hardest thing about life in your 60s if finding meaning and purpose in your everyday activities. The hobbies for women in this section were all recommended by the members of our community. We hope you enjoy them!

These 10 Healthy Food Bloggers Will Help You Surprise Your Grandkids with Your Culinary Creations
1 week ago

These 10 Healthy Food Bloggers Will Help You Surprise Your Grandkids with Your Culinary Creations

One of the nice things about getting a little older is that you finally have time to focus on your passions. In the kitchen, this means that you have the freedom to break away from the dishes that you are famous for and try something a little more surprising. Read More

Reclaim Your Place as an Artist: Creative Thinking Is for Everyone
2 weeks ago

Reclaim Your Place as an Artist: Creative Thinking Is for Everyone

By  •  Lifestyle

Creativity has always been a topic I love reading about, so it’s really no surprise that I stumbled on this quote by Pablo Picasso: “Every child is an artist; the problem is staying an artist when you grow up.” Read More

How to Reflect on Your Childhood and Reignite Your Passions in Retirement
2 weeks ago

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

I don’t make New Year’s resolutions. I set intentions and while my intention for the year is to experience more joy, I enjoy reading articles and blog posts about reinvention. Read More

Forget the Funny Sweater: Here Are 6 Real Benefits of Knitting
3 weeks ago

Forget the Funny Sweater: Here Are 6 Real Benefits of Knitting

My mother was a brilliant knitter. I used to sit in awe watching her fingers fly over colored threads weaving intricate patterns. As she chatted with me while knitting, I would have the honor of helping her roll her balls of wool. It always amazed me that she could do such complicated knitting patterns while watching the television and talking to someone at the same time. Read More

The Beauty of Dancing Grandmothers Across Global Cultures
3 weeks ago

The Beauty of Dancing Grandmothers Across Global Cultures

I recently considered returning to dance as an alternative or supplement to the running and hiking I love. I began to explore a bit, determining whether traditional ballroom might do, or perhaps something more group-oriented. Zumba, anyone? Read More

Music for the Ages: The Wheel That Makes Life Transitions Bearable
4 weeks ago

Music for the Ages: The Wheel That Makes Life Transitions Bearable

The music of my youth was more than melody and words. It was a kind of guidance into adult life, a soundtrack for thoughts and feelings that I didn’t know how to reach on my own but were given to me by the likes of Carole King, Joni Mitchell, Paul Simon, and James Taylor. Read More

60 and Wondering What to Do with Your Life? Start a Blog!
1 month ago

60 and Wondering What to Do with Your Life? Start a Blog!

How many blogs do you read in an average week? Have you ever wondered whether you should start a blog of your own? Read More

Forcing Bulbs: A Quick and Easy Way to Brighten a Winter’s Day
1 month ago

Forcing Bulbs: A Quick and Easy Way to Brighten a Winter’s Day

Gardening is good for the mind, body and spirit. But you don’t need a large garden, strong back or 365 days of beautiful weather to add some fresh greenery and color to your life.

All you need is a bit of time, some spring flowering bulbs like daffodils, hyacinths and crocus, a container with drainage holes and quality potting mix. Read More

How Knitting Has Become a Big Part of My Life in My 60s
1 month ago

How Knitting Has Become a Big Part of My Life in My 60s

I can remember learning to knit as a small child and being delighted when I produced a hideous scarf, full of holes and dropped stitches and strangely wider at one end than the other. Read More

Looking Forward to Life After Children and Rediscovering Yourself
1 month ago

Looking Forward to Life After Children and Rediscovering Yourself

Like many moms, I gave my all to mothering.

All my energy and creativity. Mothering grew and shaped me in ways I could not have imagined. But time, toddlers and teens have marched on. The days of up-to-my-elbows mothering have drawn to a close. Read More