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Dec 13, 2018 11:30 am
8 Lessons You Must Learn to Be an Incredible Long-Distance Grandparent
Dear heartbroken long-distance grandma, First, let me say congratulations on your grandma status! Whether you just learned you'd soon have a grandchild, a newborn grandkid recently arrived, or one...
Dec 12, 2018 1:00 pm
5 Gifts the Book Lover in Your Life Will Love
Everyone has a book lover in their lives — that person who always tosses a couple of paperbacks in their bag, relishes in filling yet another shelf in their home with their favorite reads, and who...
Dec 11, 2018 11:30 am
7 Ways to Deepen Your Bond With Your Grandkids
Many people can say they're a grandmother, but actually being a good one is an entirely different ball game. From unconditionally supportive to a loving and trusted listener, here are seven things...
Nov 12, 2018 11:30 am
6 Ways to Make Age Spots on Your Hands Less Noticeable
Does the skin on your hands look old? If you feel like age spots on your hands are revealing your advancing years, start turning these simple tips into habits. You'll reduce age spots (or liver...
Nov 9, 2018 4:30 pm
All of My Best Friends Live Hundreds of Miles Away — Here’s How We Keep Our Connections Strong
My mom was recovering from chemo in Oklahoma, and I was hundreds of miles away in Wisconsin. I had been there for her hysterectomy and then again for her first day of chemo, but then I had to...
Nov 5, 2018 7:30 pm
7 Women on How They Found the Perfect 'Second Time Around' Love Later in Life
For those of you, like me, who never much cared for Romeo and Juliet (even when I was forced to read the play in middle school, I thought that if the teenagers just waited three days, they would...
Oct 29, 2018 12:25 pm
The Wild Diet Is a Flexible Solution for Chocoholics and Cheese Lovers
The Wild Diet may be the diet for you if you want to drop a few pounds but don’t want to give up your beloved cheese or chocolate. It sounds too good to be true, right? The idea behind it seems...
Oct 27, 2018 4:30 pm
How I Finally Figured Out the Perfect Time to Go Gray
I used to be a brownette. If you've never heard the term, you're not alone. Max Factor of makeup fame invented this word for a woman who is somewhere between a dark-haired brunette and a blonde....
Oct 24, 2018 2:39 pm
Are You There, God? It’s Me, Ecstatic: How Judy Blume's Books Made Me the Person I Am Today
Are you there, God? It’s me, Ecstatic. On October 17, it was announced that Judy Blume had finally allowed Hollywood into her world by giving the green light for an Are You There God? It’s Me,...
Oct 24, 2018 9:30 am
14 Best Hair-Growth Supplements for Women Over 50
The best hair-growth supplements for women over 50 can encourage thick, voluminous hair. Isn't that what we all want? The average person loses about 100 strands of hair per day. As times goes on,...
Oct 22, 2018 4:30 pm
How I Finally Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Gym
I racked up a few decades before I ever went to a gym. Like a lot of women, I thought of gyms as places where hyper-fit people in skin-tight togs went to feel the burn. No part of that appealed to...
Oct 20, 2018 9:30 pm
How to Give Parenting Advice to Your Adult Kids — So That They Actually Listen
Zip your lip. Bite your tongue. Keep a closed mouth and an open mind. Most advice for new grandparents begins with one of these bits, and veteran grandparents tend to agree. Still, surely there are...
Oct 14, 2018 5:30 pm
How to Dress When You're Losing Weight — Without Spending a Fortune
The first time I bought clothes that weren’t plus-size, I expected confetti to fall from the ceiling. It didn’t, of course, but my elation at ditching my size 24 jeans for size 14 made me feel as...
Oct 13, 2018 9:26 pm
It Took My Grandmother's Death to Finally Appreciate My Mom's Incredible Strength
My grandmother never got her driver’s license. She stayed at home (quite literally), kept the house clean, the fridge full, and her children well-disciplined. She instilled faith and responsibility...
Oct 10, 2018 7:37 pm
Is Valerian Root Tea the Answer to Better, More Restful Sleep?
If you struggle with insomnia or have difficulty relaxing at night, then you might want to sip on a cup of valerian root tea before heading to bed. Known for its ability to help you sleep better,...
Oct 8, 2018 9:30 am
I Lost 100 Pounds in a Year — And This Is the Free Website That Helped Me Do It
I remember the exact moment I gave up dieting. My husband and I were in our guest room at the Grove Park Inn in Asheville, North Carolina, chatting with his mom, brothers, and their families. We...
Oct 4, 2018 10:00 am
Want to Live Longer? Here Are the 6 Best Diets for Longevity
It’s an age-old question: Which diet will add more years to your life? In other words, what is the best diet for longevity? The good news is that there is no shortage of well-balanced eating plans...
Oct 2, 2018 12:30 pm
My Mother Taught Me That You Can Never Be Too Old or Too Sad to Find Love Again
You’re never too old or too sad to fall in love again. I know this, because I’ve seen it happen. Mama was married four times, and she buried all four husbands. The first was my daddy, but it’s her...
Sep 28, 2018 9:50 am
These Are the Best Jobs for Women Over 50
The best jobs for women over 50 depend on your particular skills, experience, and interests. At this stage in your life, you want your work to be interesting and fulfilling, while meeting your...
Sep 26, 2018 3:40 pm
5 Things to Do When You're Having a 'Fat Day'
Ever find yourself wondering what to do when you feel fat? You’re not alone. It’s safe to say that every woman has had the experience of getting dressed and thinking, “I feel fat.” But here’s the...