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Lee Gaitan has worn many hats in her 25 years as a professional communicator, from public relations writer and talk show host to educator and stand-up comedienne. She is the author of two books, the proud mother of one and stepmother of two and now lives in suburban Atlanta with her husband and dog.

Latest Posts By Lee Gaitan

9 months ago

Planning a Second Honeymoon after Decades of Marriage? Read These 4 Tips First

It’s a well-known fact that I’m a big proponent of “seconds.” All sorts of seconds, from second helpings (that’s where the “big” comes from) to second chances. So preparing for a second honeymoon with my second husband should have been…

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1 year ago

Can You Hear Me Now? The Art of Communicating with Your Partner

According to a short Google search I just conducted, the best historic evidence suggests that marriage as a formal institution has existed for nearly 5,000 years. In all that time, there has likely never been one single wife who, at some point or other…

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3 years ago

How a Surprise Friendship Showed Me that Life After 60 Gives as Much as It Takes

The older I get, the more clearly I see – through my new trifocals – that life really is a give and take proposition, often with equally unsatisfactory results. For example, life giveth plantar fasciitis and taketh away fashionable footwear….

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5 years ago

Try this New Strategy to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

So, it’s the start of another new year and you know what that means – resolutions. I have an impressive history of faithfulness regarding resolutions, faithfully making and breaking them, that is.

Every January 1st, I faithfully write down my resolutions in my journal and just as faithfully break most of them before the ink has completely dried on the page. Read More

7 years ago

Women Over 60 Are Still Dynamic and Powerful! A Conversation with Jeanie Brosius King

No matter how many times I hear or read about this so-called phenomenon of older women feeling invisible, I refuse to accept it as a “thing.” I may be living in complete denial, but I am having none of it, just flat-out rejecting the whole notion as a possibility. Read More

7 years ago

New Grandma? Here’s How to Play the Grandmother Game

The instant our eyes met, I was done for. One single glance and my knees turned to liquid, my heart to putty. In that moment, I suddenly knew that truth that nothing really happens until it happens to you. Read More