Family

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.

2 days ago

60 and Estranged? What You Need to do Know About Happiness and 3 Keys to Personal Growth

Family estrangement for women in their 60s is more common than you think. More than 70 million people in the United States report experiencing estrangement from family members. For some, estrangement is a choice due to self-preservation…

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4 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

Divorce After 50: How to Kick Loneliness to the Curb

When you are recovering from divorce after a long-term marriage, loneliness is definitely an obstacle that keeps you from moving on. We get stuck in this mindset because it makes us feel like we have nobody in the world. But it doesn’t have to be that way…

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2 weeks 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

How to Honor Your Mom with a Letter – Whether She’s Still Here or Not

Do you ever wish you could tell your mother what she means to you, even after she’s gone? You can, by writing a letter. Whether your relationship has been inspired, delightful, or strained, a letter is a place where you can pour out your heart…

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4 weeks ago

Dealing with Divorce Regret After 50? 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

What Can Our Dogs Teach Us About Positive Aging?

Life lessons come in all sizes, and often life’s teachers are from unlikely places. In particular, our animal friends, both domestic and wild, have a lot to teach us. The lessons of aging are no exception…

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4 weeks ago

4 Quick and Simple Ways to Make Your Home Safe for Your Grandkids

Let me share a story which, in retrospect, was one of our scariest moments as parents of a then three-year-old. The experience began innocently enough when my wife Judy, our son Michael, and I visited…

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4 weeks ago

Understanding and Surviving the 7 Stages of Pet Loss Grief

If you are feeling a little raw or unsure with your emotions from the impending loss or the loss of your pet, keep in mind that what you are feeling is normal…

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1 month ago

60, Estranged, and Stuck in Negative Thinking? Three Keys to Moving Forward

Estrangement is a depressing affair. Chronic stress, grief, uncertainty, and negative thoughts are involved in this widespread condition. 27 percent of estranged individuals, emotionally or physically separated from one or more family members…

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