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About Leslie Moon

Leslie is the founder of Life Balance After 50 where she continues to happily balance the roles of being a wife, mother, grandmother, and daughter. She has worked for the past 20 years as a BCBA, working with children who have ASD and their families. Leslie can be contacted at Leslie@lifebalanceafter50.com.
Latest Posts | By Leslie Moon
The Tiny Little Habit Changes That Can Affect Your Entire Routine
2 weeks ago

The Tiny Little Habit Changes That Can Affect Your Entire Routine

By  •  Lifestyle

Charles Duhigg, in his book, The Power of Habit,describes a subset of habits that he refers to as Keystone Habits. These are habits that, when incorporated into our daily routine, have a domino effect on most if not all other areas of our lives…
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5 Things to Do for Yourself Every Day After Your 50th Birthday
1 month ago

5 Things to Do for Yourself Every Day After Your 50th Birthday

By  •  Lifestyle

Most, if not all of us, have spent our lives up until this point juggling and trying to balance many of our life roles. Working, parenting, being a spouse, caring for parents, finding time for our friends are only a few. Although many of us…
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What’s the Real Deal with Reflection Journaling?
2 months ago

What’s the Real Deal with Reflection Journaling?

By  •  Mindset

Ever since I was a young girl, I’ve journaled. At eight and nine years old, it was a pretty pink diary with a lock and key that I would fill with my thoughts and poems and then replace with a new diary when it became full…
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Overcoming Internal and External Barriers That Prevent Us from Growth
3 months ago

Overcoming Internal and External Barriers That Prevent Us from Growth

By  •  Lifestyle

Many of us women in the over 50 crowd are at a point in our lives where we are looking to reinvent. It might be something major, such as a career change or retirement so that we can spend more time with our grandchildren…
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Habit Change: You Most Certainly CAN Teach an Old Dog New Tricks!
4 months ago

Habit Change: You Most Certainly CAN Teach an Old Dog New Tricks!

By  •  Mindset

Many of us after 50 and 60 are continuing to look to make changes in our lives. We might want to do the thing we always wanted to do but never got around to. Maybe we want to retire and spend more time with grandchildren or traveling…
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I Know I’m Over 60, but I Still Want to Do So Much More!
5 months ago

I Know I’m Over 60, but I Still Want to Do So Much More!

By  •  Mindset

As I drove home from moving my 80 year old mom to live closer to us, I reflected. My family is my priority and always has been. I cherish the opportunity to be there for them. In the prior six months I had dealt with a health scare…
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Virtual Activity Ideas to Do with Grandchildren
6 months ago

Virtual Activity Ideas to Do with Grandchildren

By  •  Family

When the pandemic quarantine began in March, I figured I could do anything for two weeks. Then two weeks turned into four and four into eight, and here we are in October looking at a possible resurgence in numbers…
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How to Prioritize Yourself as a Couple When You Have a Senior Parent or Adult Child Living with You
7 months ago

How to Prioritize Yourself as a Couple When You Have a Senior Parent or Adult Child Living with You

By  •  Family

About five years ago, my husband approached me and asked me how I would feel about having his mother come live with us. We had only been married for about three years at that point, and she lived about 1200 miles away…
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How My Relationships Have Changed During the Pandemic
8 months ago

How My Relationships Have Changed During the Pandemic

By  •  Family

I woke up that fateful day in March to a panicked group of parents and co-workers. I work with kids on the autism spectrum and at 4 o’clock that morning, our county schools suddenly made the decision to close for two weeks…
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Writing a Letter to Your Deceased Spouse – How and Why Would You Do It?
9 months ago

Writing a Letter to Your Deceased Spouse – How and Why Would You Do It?

By  •  Family

The Covid pandemic and required quarantine have been tough on all of us, there is no question. But I dare say they has been particularly hard on those of us who have been widowed – whether recently or not – and are spending…
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