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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.

4 days ago

6 Pieces of Advice for Handling Divorce After 60

Going through a divorce is a tough thing at any age, but for people over 60, it can be especially difficult. Believe it or not, the divorce rate for Baby Boomers has doubled since the 1990’s. But don’t let this fact be disheartening – it’s actually great news…

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6 days ago

5 Things You Need to Solve Your Marriage Problems After 60

Most couples will experience marriage problems sooner or later. Sometimes these problems will result in a divorce, but you can prevent this from happening if you are willing to commit to nurture your marriage. Here are five things you will need…

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1 week ago

3 Mistakes New Grandmothers Make When Looking After the Grandkids

You are so excited… your first grandchild has arrived into the world! You want to jump in and take over, but then your children don’t want you interfering. I get this question all the time. “What did I do wrong? My children are upset with me…

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2 weeks ago

Two Ways I Found Later Life Love

As I looked out at my smiling family, in our lush backyard summer gardens on that sunny August day, I whispered to myself, “I never imagined this.” Not in my craziest dreams did I ever expect to be a septuagenarian bride, exchanging wedding vows beside my Charlie…

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3 weeks ago

How to Use the Power of Forgiveness in Time for the Holidays

With the winter holidays just around the corner, many of us are wondering how we will handle getting together, in whatever form, with certain people, whether they are family or friends. We all have those people with whom we’ve had a falling out or a breakdown…

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3 weeks ago

No Blame, No Shame: Strengthen Your Relationships

There are bound to be differences of opinion between two people. You can love each other and still find yourselves fighting over where to go on vacation. And sometimes we say or do something that hurts the other person’s feelings and requires an apology…

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4 weeks ago

I Am the Sum of My Choices – So Are My Adult Children and My Ex-Husband

With nearly a year under my belt of being a divorced 65-year-old, mother of four grown children, I have had time for reflection. The divorce was my choice. I sought and embraced it after years of apathy, contempt and hostility. I couldn’t change…

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4 weeks ago

The Holiday Dilemma: What to Gift Your Grandchildren? Books of Course!

If you aren’t sure which books your grandchildren might enjoy, take this opportunity to interact with each of them. Learn what their present interests are and what type/genre of books they read. Selecting books for your grandchildren may seem…

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1 month ago

Covid-19 Has Given Grandparents Skin Hunger

This pandemic is tough. (Understatement alert!) Of course, it’s certainly tougher for people who have suffered from the virus and families who have lost a loved one due to Covid. We have also endured the loss of physical connections…

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1 month ago

Letting Go as a Mom of Grown Children: Is There Ever a Time When Detachment Is a Healthy Idea?

When I think of detachment, I think of a husband unlovingly detached from his wife, or a depressed mother who is detached and uninvolved with her child. In these contexts, detachment occurs in unhealthy relationships. Indeed, the ‘problem’…

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