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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.

2 months ago

Becoming a Grandparent: 9 Practical Tips for a Joyful Transition

Are you ready to become a grandparent? Many women look forward to this stage of life and even anxiously prod their children to make it a reality sooner rather than later. In the end, we don’t really have much to say about when the blessed…

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2 months ago

Meeting Our Ancestors in 2024

By the time we arrive in our seventh decade, most of us have lost a number of loved ones. Some of those individuals might have been ancestors who were mentors, or those who changed our lives in some way. Ancestors can also be places…

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2 months ago

Post-Divorce Checklist to Help You Out

Your divorce is final! No doubt you feel like taking a break, but there is much more to do to separate your life from your ex’s. There are several financial matters you need to settle. Was there a retirement account that was split in the divorce?

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2 months ago

Building and Maintaining Emotional Intimacy in Relationships After 60

You might think that after years together you’ll have built a deep emotional intimacy that bonds you and provides profound satisfaction for you and your partner. You may think that, but you’d be wrong in many cases…

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2 months ago

Introducing Grandchildren to the Movies You Love

One of the great joys of having grandchildren is the opportunity to relive the pleasures of childhood. We love to get on the floor and play with their toy trains or construct houses from plastic blocks of one kind or another…

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2 months ago

Create a Video Bedtime Story Keepsake for Loved Ones in 3 Easy Steps

A bedtime story is a cherished memory for so many. I heard my favorite book hundreds of times as a young child. The thing is, my Grandma never read one to me. She died young and before I was born. I only know her through stories and pictures…

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2 months ago

How to Have a Happy Marriage After 60

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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2 months ago

How to Cope When Estrangement Has You Stuck

Estrangement from loved ones can be an incredibly challenging and emotionally taxing experience. Whether it’s a temporary disagreement or a prolonged separation, the pain of estrangement can leave you feeling stuck and overwhelmed…

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2 months ago

Hallmark Holidays for the Rest of Us

When my daughter walks in the door, Christmas walks in with her. Like Fezziwig in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, she makes Christmas a jubilant holiday for all with her unbridled joy. Also, having spent months buying presents so wonderful, heartfelt and personal, she has made my sons cry and left me in awe. Fueled […]

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2 months ago

Is a College Savings Plan the Perfect Gift for Grandkids?

As we enter the holiday season, we grandparents find ourselves wondering what to get the grandkids. This year, here is a suggestion that will have a lasting impact! Is leaving a legacy important to you? While we are…

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