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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.

5 Ways to Reinvent Yourself as a Long-distance Grandma, While Getting to Know Your Grandkids Better
4 days ago

5 Ways to Reinvent Yourself as a Long-distance Grandma, While Getting to Know Your Grandkids Better

Sometimes I worry about what my grandchildren will remember about me. I don’t live near them, and now with Covid, I don’t get to see them often. Does this worry you, too? In today’s world – with grandparents living far away…
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Sharing Your Secrets Could Save You Time, Money and More!
1 week ago

Sharing Your Secrets Could Save You Time, Money and More!

Several years ago, my husband and I visited an old friend who had not been well. We were shocked to see that his health had deteriorated quite quickly with cancer, heart disease, and early onset Alzheimer’s – all at the age of 60…
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How to Fill the Nest After Empty Nesting
2 weeks ago

How to Fill the Nest After Empty Nesting

With your children gone, who are you now? So many women believe their identity is firmly wrapped around being a mother. I, too, am a woman of a certain age – proud to say I am fabulously 56! I’ve been married for almost 32 years…
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Leaving a Marriage After 60: How to Know When it’s Time to Let Go
2 weeks 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…
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How to Have a Happy Marriage After 60
3 weeks ago

How to Have a Happy Marriage After 60

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If you’re like most people, you think about having a dream wedding and a happy marriage with a person that you truly love and adore. There’s nothing more beautiful than being committed to one person for the rest of your life…
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Divorced After 50? How to Survive the Crazy Holiday Season
1 month ago

Divorced After 50? How to Survive the Crazy Holiday Season

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For many of us, the holidays can feel dark, lonely and stressful – especially if we are over 50 and going through divorce. Instead of looking forward to the beautiful decorations, smell of baking pies and holiday songs on the radio, we may feel…
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How to Give Your Grandchild the Gift of Confidence
1 month ago

How to Give Your Grandchild the Gift of Confidence

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Of all the traits that contribute to success in life, confidence rates at the top of the list. Unfortunately, children who have been born with physical or neurodevelopmental disabilities often receive messages from the world that chip…
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An Abandoned Mom: 7 Ideas to Survive the Holidays, Birthdays, and Every Day
1 month ago

An Abandoned Mom: 7 Ideas to Survive the Holidays, Birthdays, and Every Day

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I have three wonderful moms in my immediate circle of friends who have been ghosted by their children. Dictionary.com defines ghosting as “the practice of suddenly ending all contact with a person without explanation.” The extreme…
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An Open Letter to My Grandchildren: 10 Things I Want Them to Know
1 month ago

An Open Letter to My Grandchildren: 10 Things I Want Them to Know

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Our five-year-old grandson recently asked my husband and me “Will we always be together?” I was stunned that such a small child would ask such a profound question. I’m not sure that he understood the depth of the question…
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How to Find Home Maintenance Services Without Getting Ripped Off
1 month ago

How to Find Home Maintenance Services Without Getting Ripped Off

It wasn’t until after my husband died that I realized how much I relied on him for home maintenance tasks. Whether it was unclogging the toilet or patching holes in the drywall, he did it all. Now that he’s gone, it’s fallen to me to get all…
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