Relationships

Read the entries of Honey’s Diary where she explores the long-term and daily journeys of relationships over 50. From love and marriage after 50, relationships with adult children and grandchildren, to blended families and friendships old and new, all the while nurturing the most important relationship of all – the one with ourselves – so we can stay confident and visible as we grow older.

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The power of silence to reinvigorate your life

The definition of change is to reshape, transform or evolve. I think women our age tend to be satisfied with their lives. Feeling satisfied with the life you live is powerful because…

Knowing your close friends

The difference between a ‘friend’ and a ‘girlfriend’

There is a difference between friends and girlfriends. Read my musings to discover the characteristics of each. It was a lovely summer afternoon in my beautiful Chicago. I had just left my…

Four things not to say to grandchildren

We can recklessly say what we choose, or we can carefully choose what we say. Remember, we are wise because of our life experiences. Our grandchildren are much younger than us. So we…

dating in your 50s

3 do’s and don’ts for women dating after 50

There’s a lot to consider when stepping into the dating world. Here are some tips for women dating after 50. A big obstacle to finding love after 50 happens when you’re NOT…

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What it takes to have a successful marriage

Today is my 26th wedding anniversary. I am smiling because of my successful marriage! This is my second marriage due to the death of my first husband, Michael, the father of my…

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What to expect of the holidays with a blended family

You are gearing up to make the holiday season a special one for your blended family. You plan on being inclusive, nurturing, giving and loving. But what should you expect for the holidays…

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Should grandparents correct their grandchildren?

  Correcting grandchildren can be tricky business. Here’s how and why Honey Good decided to take care of situation with her granddaughter.  The cast  Honey Good, Grandmother Skylar, Granddaughter The question  What…

Tips for dealing with mother-daughter arguments

“A daughter is an extension of her mother and also a woman unto herself” ~Honey You love one another…yet one of you is often saying the wrong thing! Does that sound familiar,…

How my grandfather shaped my life, travels and faith

We have vivid memory banks stored with category after category of powerful recollections. Some memories of our parents, grandparents and other family members are so significant they shape our personalities and play…