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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.

4 Ways to Boost Relations with Your Kids (And Enjoy Your Grandkids)
4 months ago

4 Ways to Boost Relations with Your Kids (And Enjoy Your Grandkids)

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The pandemic has changed how grandparents and grandchildren relate. Some grandparents found themselves quarantined with their kids. Others found themselves close by but locked out, so to speak. What if there’s tension…
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Grandfathers Ain’t What they Used to Be… and That’s a Good Thing!
4 months ago

Grandfathers Ain’t What they Used to Be… and That’s a Good Thing!

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Have you noticed that something very wonderful is happening to men? Perhaps not all men in every circumstance, but certainly with respect to children in their family. They are becoming so very much more involved. It is a joy to behold. Read More

Co-Mothering Your Teenage Grandkids? 3 Ways to Manage the Worry
4 months ago

Co-Mothering Your Teenage Grandkids? 3 Ways to Manage the Worry

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There are grandmothers raising their grandchildren, living with them, feeding them, doing it all. And there are grandmothers simply enjoying their grandchildren from a distance, whether across the country or across town…
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7 Songs Every Grandparent Should Share
4 months ago

7 Songs Every Grandparent Should Share

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It seems like yesterday I was singing these songs to my own daughter. Heck, it seems like yesterday I was learning them. And now it’s time to teach them to my children’s children. Read More

How to Balance Freedom and Commitment in Your Marriage After 60
4 months ago

How to Balance Freedom and Commitment in Your Marriage After 60

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It takes more than love and determination to make a marriage work. People in successful marriages know that they have to compromise, accept a certain loss of independence, sacrifice some of their goals, and, more often than not, put the other person first. Read More

How to Prioritize Yourself as a Couple When You Have a Senior Parent or Adult Child Living with You
4 months ago

How to Prioritize Yourself as a Couple When You Have a Senior Parent or Adult Child Living with You

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About five years ago, my husband approached me and asked me how I would feel about having his mother come live with us. We had only been married for about three years at that point, and she lived about 1200 miles away…
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Struggling with Jealousy After a Divorce in Your 50s or 60s? Help Is Here!
4 months ago

Struggling with Jealousy After a Divorce in Your 50s or 60s? Help Is Here!

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If you divorced in your 50s or 60s, you’re familiar with that feeling. Some of us know it all too well, both during divorce and afterwards. Read More

Have You Had “The Talk” with Your Adult Children?
4 months ago

Have You Had “The Talk” with Your Adult Children?

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If we haven’t already, we need to make sure we’ve had “the talk” with our children by the time we reach retirement. This does not refer to the infamous sex talk we have with our children during their pre-teen stage, but about our end-of-life planning and final wishes. Both talks can be difficult, but for different reasons. Read More

The Unintended Consequences of Leaving Without a Will
4 months ago

The Unintended Consequences of Leaving Without a Will

We all know that writing a will is a good idea, but many of us never find the time to get around to it. “I’m too young. I don’t have anything to leave behind. I’ll set my affairs in order.” These are all statements many of us have used to procrastinate creating a will, or refute the idea altogether. Read More

3 Ways to Leave a Legacy, Not a Mess!
4 months ago

3 Ways to Leave a Legacy, Not a Mess!

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When we hear the term “legacy” we often think of leaving millions of dollars to heirs, so most of us decide “well, that sure doesn’t apply to me!” and we stop thinking about it. However, the word legacy simply refers to passing…
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