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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.

Have You Been Married for Over 30 Years? What’s Your Advice for Newlyweds?
3 years ago

Have You Been Married for Over 30 Years? What’s Your Advice for Newlyweds?

Have you been married for more than 30 years? Congratulations!

Whether you have reached this milestone with almost no friction, or, like most couples, had to deal with plenty of “plateaus” over the years, this is definitely something to be celebrated. Read More

This Father’s Day, Remember Your Dad with All 5 Senses
3 years ago

This Father’s Day, Remember Your Dad with All 5 Senses

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When I taught writing, I asked my students to describe their parents by using the five senses. Read More

Your Adult Children Are All Grown Up. Get Over It!
3 years ago

Your Adult Children Are All Grown Up. Get Over It!

Having children is overrated. People think that you raise your kids until they’re 18 and then it’s over. No, it isn’t. It’s never over because your kids eventually become your parents. Read More

Divorced at 60? How to Deal with Your Grief and Start Healing
3 years ago

Divorced at 60? How to Deal with Your Grief and Start Healing

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Grief is a tricky thing. We understand the process during the death of a loved one but forget its role during divorce, especially if when ending a decades-long marriage. Read More

5 Strategies for Moving on After Divorce as an Older Woman (Video)
3 years ago

5 Strategies for Moving on After Divorce as an Older Woman (Video)

No one knows better than I do just how difficult moving on after a divorce can be. In many ways, recovering from a divorce as an older woman is especially difficult. Read More

Dealing with the Death of a Spouse – Should We Mourn Forever?
3 years ago

Dealing with the Death of a Spouse – Should We Mourn Forever?

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I write often about grieving and the feelings one can experience when they are in the throes of it. One can never know what it’s like to be in the grip of pain after the loss of a spouse or a loved one unless they have experienced such a loss. Read More

Life After Divorce for Women over 60: 5 Emotions to Expect (Video)
3 years ago

Life After Divorce for Women over 60: 5 Emotions to Expect (Video)

Life after divorce is filled with overwhelming emotions. Many women feel a combination of anger, fear, resentment and confusion. They may even feel shame or guilt, even when they don’t deserve to. Read More

Divorce Advice for Women Over 50: Avoid these 5 Common Mistakes
3 years ago

Divorce Advice for Women Over 50: Avoid these 5 Common Mistakes

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When divorce is mixed with other transitions in your life, like retirement or taking care of an ailing parent, it’s tempting to never want to leave the house. Read More

Passing On Your Family History to Your Grandkids
3 years ago

Passing On Your Family History to Your Grandkids

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Of all the gifts that grandparents can give their grandchildren, few are grander than a sense of where they fit in to the history of their family.

Why do I say that? Read More

Going Through a Divorce After 60? Here’s How to Protect Yourself (Video)
3 years ago

Going Through a Divorce After 60? Here’s How to Protect Yourself (Video)

When you are going through a divorce after 60, all you want to do is climb under a rock and wait for it all to pass. Read More