1 month ago

How Old News Can Affect Us Today

A charming married man in his early 40s, a father of three, has a two-year affair with his young secretary. So, what’s new? It happens every day. Indeed, it is an old, old story. What is new is that it was my father. I was in my early teens at the time…

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1 month ago

Good Old-Fashioned Play is Still Important for Our Modern Grandkids

Did you know that the amount of time that today’s children spend playing is far less than the amount of time we spent playing? How can that be with all the overwhelmed young mothers who seem to spend their time running their children…

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1 month ago

No Matter How Healthy You Are, Preparing for Your Death Is Wise

I bet you couldn’t wait to read this article! This site has so many fun and interesting articles about living life to the fullest – and we should – but we should also make sure we have taken care of the business of our death…

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2 months ago

Do We Have Mature Relationships with Others?

Our relationships with others can make life a delight. If our lives are full of family and friends with whom we have a loving and fulfilling relationship, we have a treasure beyond price. When we’re sad, they can help us lift our spirits…

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2 months ago

Is Renegotiation Keeping You Stuck After Divorce?

The third phase on the Road Through Recovery after divorce is the Renegotiation Phase. In this phase you may feel desperate to alleviate the pain and willing to do almost anything to lessen it. It’s your way of trying to postpone the inevitable…

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2 months ago

5 Reasons a Dog Can Be a Boomer’s Best Friend

Many baby boomers, like myself, own dogs. My husband Eric and I are the proud ‘parents’ of five German Shepherds. They have become a part of our family now that our kids are grown and left home…

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2 months ago

Estrangement – How Journaling Can Transform Your Heartache into Acceptance 

Estrangement is the widespread condition where one family member intentionally cuts off from one or more family members. Estrangement hits 27 percent of the United States’ population. Estranged individuals and those that choose…

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2 months ago

The Importance of Having Millennials and Gen X’ers in Your Life After 60

Many of us have at least one younger person in our lives. Whether this is a friend or a relative, here are 5 reasons why you should hang with younger people…

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2 months ago

Is Christmas Really the Happiest Time of the Year?

I love Christmas! Mostly for the fact that it means a rest from the daily grind, a chance to have at least one day eating what I want, and best of all, spending it with people I love. That said, Christmas is a lot of very hard work. I always start my Christmas…

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2 months ago

When People Ask About My Estranged Children… What Can I Say?

Being an abandoned mom is more widespread than most people think. When asked about estranged children (parents, or family members), we are put in the awkward position of what to say. Saying too much, not saying enough…

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