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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.

3 days ago

Redefining Family Life and Roles in Multi-Generational Homes

In 2016, more than 64 million Americans (or 1 in 5 people) were living in multi-generational households. That was almost a decade ago. It is no wonder that, with the rising cost of housing, over 20% of people are choosing to live with family…

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5 days ago

Lasting Relationships with Family, Friends, Acquaintances, and Colleagues

In the fast-paced, ever-changing world we live in, lasting relationships have become increasingly precious and vital. These bonds are the cornerstone of our emotional well-being and are essential for our personal and professional growth…

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5 days ago

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

I write often about grieving and the feelings one can experience when they are in the throes of it. Many in the beginning feel that the pain is now so much a part of them that to give it up would somehow be a betrayal to the lost spouse…

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1 week ago

Finding Senior Sizzle – Debunking 6 Myths About Sex Over 60

I once read a book where the main female protagonist was relieved to turn 40 because it meant she was no longer obligated to have sex with her husband.
There are several things wrong with that depiction. One of the most glaring is that women in their 40s…

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1 week ago

5 Ways to Help Your Grandchildren Recover from Losing a Pet

There are many ways that you can support your grandchild with pet loss. Your grandchild may look to you to help them through their feelings of grief and mourning, to help them understand that death is normal. These five tips…

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2 weeks ago

Do You Have 8 Minutes? Finding the Time for Friends

I recently heard an interesting interview with Simon Sinek, author and motivational speaker, in which he talked about a study that found eight minutes with a caring friend is all it takes to significantly decrease anxiety and depression and improve mood…

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3 weeks ago

Skip-Gen Voluntourism: Closer to Home

Not everyone has the time, money, or inclination for international travel. If you are leaving home with grandkids in tow and including any kind of volunteering along the way, your trip qualifies as voluntourism. You don’t have to go far from home…

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3 weeks ago

Dealing with Divorce Regret After 60? Here’s What to Do!

Does this ever happen to you? There you are, going along with your day, minding your own business and it hits you. The whiny, super-annoying feeling that tells you that no matter what you did during your marriage, it just wasn’t good enough…

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4 weeks ago

13 Reasons to Sing with Your Grandchildren

Ever since my first grandchild, Leon Carter Rose, was born, I know that being a grandparent is just about the best thing ever. I’ve been singing to him every chance I get. There are so many good reasons to share music with children….

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1 month ago

Navigating the Emotional Terrain of Estrangement: A Mother’s Journey

As women over 60, we stand on the precipice of a remarkable phase in life, where the relationships we’ve cultivated with our adult children deepen with each passing year. Motherhood, a journey that began with cradling newborns and comforting…

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