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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.

How to Get Your Confidence Back After a Silver Divorce
3 days ago

How to Get Your Confidence Back After a Silver Divorce

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The end of a marriage, or any other relationship, when we are in our 50s forces us to deal with a whole slew of issues we were not expecting at this time in our lives. These include learning how to be single, possibly living on a reduced income…
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14 Top Family Christmas Gifts
7 days ago

14 Top Family Christmas Gifts

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Are you looking for gift ideas to offer a whole family? That can be quite challenging because each family member has different tastes and hobbies. Your children and grandchildren certainly all have different interests, right?
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How to Connect with Young Grandchildren During the Covid Winter
1 week ago

How to Connect with Young Grandchildren During the Covid Winter

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As winter looms, many of us who’ve been able to socially distance with grandchildren outside are now grieving for the near future when the weather will prevent even that abbreviated interaction with our beloved progeny…
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Best Christmas Gifts a Wife Will Love
1 week ago

Best Christmas Gifts a Wife Will Love

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We know a lot of partners who struggle every year to get the perfect Christmas gift for their wives. Even after ALL those years, every year is the same. “What does my wife want for Christmas?” You can always get her favorite perfume…
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3 Sure-Fire Ways to Keep an Aging Marriage Sparkly
2 weeks ago

3 Sure-Fire Ways to Keep an Aging Marriage Sparkly

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When we were first married, my husband would sit on the edge of our king-size bed every morning and circle my slim waist with his massive hands. Facing him, with a large toothed comb in one hand and globs of conditioner…
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Gathering Our Financial Family Around Us
3 weeks ago

Gathering Our Financial Family Around Us

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Talking around the dinner table as a young girl is where I heard the story of my grandma Helen’s first husband. It turned out that 1941, the year of the Pearl Harbor attack, was also a year that will live in infamy in the history of my family…
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Becoming a Grandmother: 6 Things New Grannies Are Concerned About
3 weeks ago

Becoming a Grandmother: 6 Things New Grannies Are Concerned About

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So, you have become a grandmother! Congratulations! And let’s be honest, the coronavirus can’t really dull the event. Well, then, how are you feeling about it? Excited? Apprehensive? Not ready to see yourself as a grandma?
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6 Tips for Thriving in Post-Divorce Retirement
3 weeks ago

6 Tips for Thriving in Post-Divorce Retirement

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Pre-pandemic, divorce had been declining in America – except for older Americans. A lot of studies have been conducted on the topic, one stating that the number of people over the age of 50 who divorce nearly doubled…
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Parenting Adult Children with Mental Health Issues
4 weeks ago

Parenting Adult Children with Mental Health Issues

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Mental illness. The term itself is intimidating. For me, it brought back shrouded stories from my youth of friends and relatives who suffered the colloquial ‘nervous breakdown.’ Back then I didn’t know what that meant…
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Estrangement: The Secret So Many Hide
4 weeks ago

Estrangement: The Secret So Many Hide

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Estrangement – what an ugly, harsh-sounding word. Jarring to the ears, in fact. The dictionary definition of estrangement is “to turn away in feeling or affection, make unfriendly or hostile, alienate the affections of.” Estrangements are…
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