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Holidays

Holidays like Christmas, Grandparents Day, Halloween and New Years offer opportunities to spend time with the people we care about most. In this section, we will discuss holiday ideas to bring you closer to your friends and family.

50 Women Over 50 Express their Gratitude on Thanksgiving Day
23 hours ago

50 Women Over 50 Express their Gratitude on Thanksgiving Day

Every year on Thanksgiving Day someone will ask you what you are grateful for. This is fitting. At its heart, Thanksgiving is a holiday about celebrating life. It is about remembering the things that are truly important and cherishing the special people in our lives…
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4 Ways to Reinvent Holiday Traditions to Fit Your Lifestyle
3 days ago

4 Ways to Reinvent Holiday Traditions to Fit Your Lifestyle

By  •  Family

For many, the holidays are a time of tradition and ritual. At this time of year we often fall back on the celebration habits we have formed over time. Read on for ideas of how to reinvent holiday traditions in ways that serve you…
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Redesigning Holiday Traditions to Fit Your Life Now
5 days ago

Redesigning Holiday Traditions to Fit Your Life Now

Once upon a time, in a log cabin far, far away, snuggled into 15 pristine acres of Vermont, I used to host Thanksgiving events fit for a Hallmark snow globe… It smells of cinnamon and mulled wine…

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Want to Avoid the Holiday Letdown? Try Having a Conversation Around the Thanksgiving Table!
1 week ago

Want to Avoid the Holiday Letdown? Try Having a Conversation Around the Thanksgiving Table!

Tons of food, alcohol, politics, family… what could possibly go wrong during the holidays? Year after year, many of us still hope for that elusive, harmonious bonding holiday experience. Most of us leave disappointed…
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How to Keep Stress from Ruining Your Family Holiday Gathering
2 weeks ago

How to Keep Stress from Ruining Your Family Holiday Gathering

By  •  Family

Whether you are celebrating Thanksgiving, Hanukah, Kwanza, or Christmas, the holidays will soon be upon us, spreading a message of peace and love around the world. It’s a truly uplifting and inspiring time of year…
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5 Tips to Handle the Holidays as a Caregiver
3 weeks ago

5 Tips to Handle the Holidays as a Caregiver

The holiday season can be a time filled with nostalgia and tradition, but when you’re caring for an elderly parent or relative, it can also be a time filled with stress and uncertainty…
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The Halloween Traditions Can Help Boomer Women Face Our Fears and Express Gratitude
3 weeks ago

The Halloween Traditions Can Help Boomer Women Face Our Fears and Express Gratitude

I’ve noticed here in the US that Halloween has gained importance as a holiday for children and adults alike. More homes are doing extravagant decorating, ingenious costumes are created…
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Fun in the Sun! Your Essential Guide to Sun Protection in the Years After 60
6 months ago

Fun in the Sun! Your Essential Guide to Sun Protection in the Years After 60

It’s hard not to get excited about the much-awaited start of summer and the idea of spending more time outside in the sun with friends and family. With new research exposing the environmental harms of sunblock…
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Don’t Give Up on Resolutions Yet: 3 Great Ways to Handle Them in 2019
10 months ago

Don’t Give Up on Resolutions Yet: 3 Great Ways to Handle Them in 2019

By  •  Mindset

If you’re someone who makes resolutions each year, I’m impressed. It just doesn’t happen for me, other than what I call the triple crown (lose weight, eat better, exercise more). Read More

How to Rock It the Mature Way in 2019: Downsizing Your Habits as Your New Resolution!
10 months ago

How to Rock It the Mature Way in 2019: Downsizing Your Habits as Your New Resolution!

By  •  Mindset

You’ve heard it: New Year’s resolutions don’t last! This doesn’t mean that you can’t take stock of what you want in life. The still dark, shorter days of January in the Northern hemisphere are the perfect time for taking stock. Read More