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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.

7 years ago

Switch Your Focus to Relieve Thanksgiving Stress

Ah, Thanksgiving! A time of celebration, of gratitude and family get-togethers.

For some, getting together with extended family is a joyous tradition. For others, it’s joyous only some of the time. Not all family is created equal, however. Read More

7 years ago

Getting Married After 60? Here Are 5 Ways to Give You and Your Partner Peace of Mind

The recent marriage of long-time public radio host Diane Rehm was written up in The Washington Post with the attention to detail that big weddings in big cities receive. Coverage focused on the flowers, her dress, the post-ceremony dinner party and their love story…

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7 years ago

4 Reasons to Start a Business with Your Grandchild

Why on earth would you want to start a business with your 10-year-old grandchild? Isn’t it better just to “let kids be kids” and leave the serious stuff to your grandchild’s parents? Not necessarily! Read More

7 years ago

How to Have a Happy Halloween Supper with the Grandkids

Halloween is relatively new to the UK – well, as a holiday type celebration it is!

We’ve had All Hallow’s Eve as an ongoing ‘thing’ for hundreds of years, but it’s only caught on in a big way in the last couple of years. Read More

7 years ago

It’s Time for Back-to-School Bonding with the Grandchildren

According to a recent study by Deloitte, $27 billion will be spent this fall on back-to-school clothes, supplies and accessories for students from kindergarten through 12th grade. I do my best to help the economy and society by spending money and time with my splendid granddaughters. Read More

7 years ago

Marriage Advice for Family Members: 12 Questions to Ask Before Saying “I Do”

When a couple decides to get married, they are often lost in the moment and preparation for the “big event.” We have all heard about the let down when the honeymoon is over and reality sinks in. Read More

7 years ago

7 Ways to Make Your Next Family Reunion Amazing

We just spent a week with our grown children and their families. It doesn’t happen often (10 years ago was the last time) that everyone can congregate at the same place at the same time. It was a special week. For six months we all looked forward to sun and sand and waves and lounging. Read More

7 years ago

4 Grandmother and Grandson Activity Ideas

I’m sure it’s not the same with everyone, but before my son was born, I was very worried whether I would be able to raise a boy. My world was profoundly feminine because all my closest cousins and siblings are girls. So, my knowledge and understanding of little boys was very limited, to say the least. Read More

7 years ago

Damage Control: 10 Actions to Save Your Marriage After 50

Do you want to save your marriage? If your goal is to immediately bring your marriage back to what you had dreamed it would be, you might find this list of quick actions very helpful. These tools have worked for hundreds of couples who have drifted apart.
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7 years ago

6 Summer Activities to Share with Your Friends and Family this Year

This year, it felt like winter would never end. Here in the great North West, we were all feeling a little down for the lack of warmth and sunshine. Now that summer is here, I know that it will go by too quickly – it always does. Read More