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.

The Importance of Quality Time

By Gail Stone. I believe one vehicle to success is hearing what successful people and leaders have to say. They do not have to be famous. As I have mentioned, once you…

Lasting Impression on Grands

How to Leave a Lasting Impression as a Grandmother

Both of my grandmothers had a positive impact on my life. I can still hear the laughter of my grandmother on my mother’s side. I see her in her summer home, on…

My Rival: The Other Grandmother – The Mother-in-Law

By: Honey Good My daughter, Jenny, who currently lives in Arizona, lived in Chicago when this story took place. She gave birth to my second grandson, Michael, named after my late husband,…

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Surviving the Holidays with Blended Families

By Lorraine Iverson. The holidays are quickly upon us. In our family that means many gatherings with our blended families. Besides the usual Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations we have several December birthdays…

A Step-Grandmother's Guide to Success

A Step-Grandmother’s Guide to Success

Think Grand. Act Grand. Be Grand I am now a “step-grandmother” to 10 grandchildren. When I remarried after losing my first husband, the package included my “new-found family.” I felt set apart.…

gratitude

Lessons My Mother Taught Me: Gratitude

Our mothers teach us many lessons. Today I want to share one of the lessons my mother taught me: gratitude. An Attitude of Gratitude Yesterday, my phone rang. It was my daughter…