Despite everything that happened this past week, I cannot help but keep a smile on my face. Here’s how I’ve learned to appreciate the grey.
In this post and in celebration of Mother’s Day, I discuss the special gift my mother gave me that helped me become the woman I am today. I am my mother’s daughter.
Making decisions is part of life and though a woman over 50 knows herself, this does not mean she will always take the right path. Mistakes are part of life for everyone. But staying mired in a mistake and not climbing out can be as much a problem as the mistake you made in the first place.
Traveling over 50? It’s not about the destination – it’s about the journey! I have all the tips and gear recommendations for the perfectly Traveled Woman.
To bloom and feel visible and love others after 50, love of self is mandatory. How you regard yourself sets the standard for how others will treat you.
“Telling it like it is,” is telling a person, candidly, something they don’t want to hear (with love). It’s not easy to do and must be done with care, diplomacy and empathy. While I’m not an expert, I have a few tips that may help you should you find you need to be brutally honest with someone.
When I married my husband, I wanted to be the best possible grandmother to his brood of nine blended grandchildren. Now that more than 20 years have passed, I have developed some thoughts on the art of bonding with grandchildren in a blended family.
Oh, my stories…my stories…my stories…my life. My memories in the thousands. My written memories that have surfaced and brought “light” into my life. Laughter, wisdom, people, destinations, sorrows, wonder and the question: Why?
When you journal in the present, you are usually reminded of a memory, a story from your past that somehow connects with the here and now. Journaling brings back your past experiences, and win, lose or draw, it is part of the “theater of your life.”
To the women at Honey Good who are better after 50, please take the time to note your past accomplishments and pat yourself on the back.