Books

If you are looking for amazing book recommendations from other women over 60, you've come to the right place. Find new books to read and participate in fascinating discussions.

4 days ago

Five Books to Welcome Autumn

As summer ends and kids head back to school, I remember the days when I’d prepare for my new grade. I loved covering my textbooks with brown paper, organizing my pencil case, arranging outfit combinations, and labeling my folders and notebooks….

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5 days ago

The Holiday Dilemma: What to Gift Your Grandchildren? Books of Course!

If you aren’t sure which books your grandchildren might enjoy, take this opportunity to interact with each of them. Learn what their present interests are and what type/genre of books they read. Selecting books for your grandchildren may seem…

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3 weeks ago

How Reading Books Can Wake Up Your Brain After 60

Are you one of those people who, no matter how much you are enjoying it, simply cannot wait to finish the book you are reading when another interesting title catches your eye? Me too. Unfortunately, a busy schedule limits my dedicated reading time…

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4 weeks ago

5 Great Books to Pick Up as Summer Winds Down

“If you learn one thing, it was worth your time.” Many decades ago, a college professor repeated that mantra over and over during the semester. She preached to our class of seniors, all of whom thought we were ready to set the world on fire, that if we…

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1 month ago

Grandchildren with Back-To-School Butterflies? These Books Will Calm Them Down

My last article included books to help your grandchildren get ready for school socially and emotionally. The books I am recommending in this article are more traditional, dealing with the uncertainties and anxieties that come every year with the beginning…

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1 month ago

Books to Help Your Grandchildren Polish Their Social Skills in Time for School

School is right around the corner for your grandchildren. The start of school can be challenging in a typical year, but this is not the usual start of school. Many children have been learning remotely and will have to adjust to being with classmates again. Every year, countless back-to-school books flood the market, but many […]

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2 months ago

6 Books for Lazy Summer Days (VIDEO)

During the summer months, we hear lots of chatter about “beach reads.” Those light, uncomplicated books where we skip through the pages. We don’t have to work hard to focus on characters and plot lines. Sometimes, that’s exactly the type of book…

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3 months ago

Wise Women Choose What Is in Season

It is said, to everything there is a season. For some of us, our purpose is focused on caring for parents, family and/or work responsibilities. Some of us are exploring what we want next in life. Such freedom is both exhilarating/exciting…

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3 months ago

6 Compelling Books by a Neuroscientist

Still Alice, published in 2007, was a tough book for me to read. My dear mother-in-law suffered from Alzheimer’s, and the novel hit way too close to home. As I muddled through the touching story, a combination of neurological facts…

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4 months ago

Grandparents to the Rescue! Save Your Grandchildren from the Summer Reading Slump

Summer means an escape from the rigid schedule and dedicated study that school imposes – a time to have fun. However, exploring and expanding knowledge through reading should continue year-round. As grandparents, you can make reading…

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