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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.

They Grow Up So Fast! 4 Fun Things to Do with Your Teenage Granddaughter
3 days ago

They Grow Up So Fast! 4 Fun Things to Do with Your Teenage Granddaughter

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As your grandchildren grow, they need adults less and less.

If you enjoyed babysitting them when they were small, there are so many things to miss when they grow out of that period, and even more so when they start craving more independence in their teens. Read More

When Divorce Strikes After 50: Here’s How to Stop Thinking About Your Ex
2 weeks ago

When Divorce Strikes After 50: Here’s How to Stop Thinking About Your Ex

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As a divorce coach for fabulous women 50 and better, one of the most common refrain I hear from clients has to do with their ex – especially during the holiday season. Read More

5 Fun Activities to Enjoy with Your Grandkids
2 weeks ago

5 Fun Activities to Enjoy with Your Grandkids

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Hanging out with your grandkids is great for your mental and emotional health. But the question for many grandparents is, what activities can I do with them? It can be difficult to keep up with the energy of young children…
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The 7 Personality Traits of Successful Grandparents
3 weeks ago

The 7 Personality Traits of Successful Grandparents

As grandparents, many women over 60 are embracing a new role in life. Seeing our children grow up to have children of their own is one of life’s great joys and privileges, and it reminds us of how life is a circle, with so many stages and cycles. The young become the old, and “The Child is father of the Man,” as William Wordsworth wrote. Read More

The Lesson I Learned from Dealing with My Grandchildren’s Fussy Eating Habits
2 months ago

The Lesson I Learned from Dealing with My Grandchildren’s Fussy Eating Habits

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Keeping up with children’s food preferences – or should I say prejudices – is a job in itself. It was hard enough when we were mothers and handled it every day. But it is harder as a grandmother…
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3 Tips for Making End-Of-Life Talk Easier
2 months ago

3 Tips for Making End-Of-Life Talk Easier

Berenice looked horrified. In the group I was running, she was coming to terms with the idea that she really needed to speak to her parents about the fact they were coming towards the end of their lives…
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Financial Umbilical Cord or Lifeline? 7 Discernment Tips for Assisting Adult Children
2 months ago

Financial Umbilical Cord or Lifeline? 7 Discernment Tips for Assisting Adult Children

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We are a blended family with four children. It was far from easy to deal with financial decisions as they grew up. Now ensconced in their adult lives, it continues to be challenging to discern…
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Leaving a Marriage After 60: How to Know When it’s Time to Let Go
2 months ago

Leaving a Marriage After 60: How to Know When it’s Time to Let Go

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Marriages, especially ones that have lasted for decades, take work. Every day will not be a honeymoon. Arguments, compromises, and sacrifices will no doubt be daily currency. While the give and take in a relationship is normal, there are instances when staying married is not a sustainable option. Read More

4 Lessons I Learned in Later Life About Dealing with Unexpected Family Drama and Tragedy
2 months ago

4 Lessons I Learned in Later Life About Dealing with Unexpected Family Drama and Tragedy

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It seems a lot like a movie now, but I didn’t choose to see or play a role in this one. I was dragged in as a lead actress in this long-running family drama and was forced to make the best of it…
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6 Essential Steps to Maintaining a Happy Marriage After 60
2 months ago

6 Essential Steps to Maintaining a Happy Marriage After 60

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Do you have a happy marriage? Over years as a relationship coach and counsellor, I am sharing my experience to help you bring your marriage back to what you dreamed it would be when you first met.

I will offer some very practical and specific ways to take action and experience positive change in your marriage.
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