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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.

Being a Grandmother is the Best Job in The World
2 months ago

Being a Grandmother is the Best Job in The World

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I clearly remember the day the job started. It was summer. Bright sunshine pouring through the open window of my daughter’s London flat. We were visiting for Sunday lunch and making small talk with her lovely husband while she put the finishing touches to the meal. Read More

Are You Curious About Your Family History? Here’s How to Start Researching
2 months ago

Are You Curious About Your Family History? Here’s How to Start Researching

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There is something about finding ourselves in our 60s that makes our heads turn to the past, in general, and, more specifically, to our ancestry. I have no idea why this fascination comes so forcefully at this time.

Perhaps as we age, our perception of time changes. The decades before we were born seem less long ago. Our ancestors therefore seem more real and present. Read More

Of Mothers and Adult Children – How Do You Cope with Thoughts that Make You Worry?
2 months ago

Of Mothers and Adult Children – How Do You Cope with Thoughts that Make You Worry?

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It is said that once a mother, you are always a mother. However old your son or daughter may be, they are always your children. This may be right, but it is a blessing and a curse. Most of us cannot escape it…
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What to Do So Your Inheritance Does Not End Up in the Hands of the Other Woman
2 months ago

What to Do So Your Inheritance Does Not End Up in the Hands of the Other Woman

“Money does not change people, it unmasks them.” – Henry Ford. Most people do not enter a marriage with the idea of ending it. But almost half of marriages do end. Dennis and Meghan were married for almost 20 years and had two teens…

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How I Survived the Loss of My Husband
2 months ago

How I Survived the Loss of My Husband

My first experience with death and mourning occurred with the untimely death of my late husband, Michael. Losing my soul mate was debilitating. I can best describe myself as shattered and shocked. Read More

Is Marriage for You? Are You Open to a New Journey This Side of 60?
2 months ago

Is Marriage for You? Are You Open to a New Journey This Side of 60?

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My passion has always been helping women with their nutrition by viewing food as just one of several components of nourishment. But nourishment comes not only from food, but also from the way we live our lives…
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Remembering a Loved One: 13 Beautiful Ideas to Keep Them Alive in Your Heart
2 months ago

Remembering a Loved One: 13 Beautiful Ideas to Keep Them Alive in Your Heart

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Remembering a loved one is a deeply personal experience. At the same time, one of the things that is special about our community is that we can talk about difficult topics. So, today, I want to offer 13 ways to remember someone that you have lost. I hope you find them helpful. Read More

9 Unique Ways to Remember Your Loved Ones
2 months ago

9 Unique Ways to Remember Your Loved Ones

Walking in a beautiful memorial park in Coventry, England, dedicated to the huge numbers of men killed in both World Wars, I felt the peace in the air. Read More

Talking About Estranged Adult Children and Some Healing Advice
2 months ago

Talking About Estranged Adult Children and Some Healing Advice

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Some time ago, I wrote an article about how to deal with estranged adult children. It was in the choppy wake of Mother’s Day. Many of us were feeling the heightened sting of loss. Read More

3 Ways to Incorporate More Kindness into Your Grandparenting
2 months ago

3 Ways to Incorporate More Kindness into Your Grandparenting

It’s a rare grandmother who doesn’t look at her grandchildren with concern about what the next few decades have in store. Will we continue on our path of growing disconnectedness from each other…
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