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Feb 16, 2019 2:30 pm
How To Catch Up On Your Retirement Savings In Your '50s
The numbers are shocking, and there’s a good chance they apply to you. Research shows that 30 percent of those 55 and older have no retirement savings, and 26 percent have only $200,000 saved for...
Feb 16, 2019 12:30 pm
5 Simple Ways to Save Money on Your Utility Bill
Ever forget to turn off the lights when you go to the grocery store, or take a 15-minute shower when you could have been done in five? Turns out, everyday things like this can cost you. The typical...
Feb 13, 2019 11:30 am
When Grandma Misbehaves: How to Avoid 5 Situations That Could Lead to a Grandparent 'Time Out'
Linda Ferguson was eager to meet her new granddaughter. She hadn't been invited to the birth or allowed to visit in the weeks following, since the parents wanted to bond with their baby without...
Feb 12, 2019 11:30 am
8 Reasons Why I Really, Really Don't Want to Be a Grandma
I don’t think there was a time in my life when I didn’t want children. Becoming a mother completed me in a way I never thought possible, and I wouldn’t trade any moments with my children for all...
Feb 11, 2019 11:30 am
9 Parenting Trends That Today's Grandparents Just Don't Understand
Back in the 70s, I was a fairly progressive parent. I embraced Lamaze, La Leche League and Dr. Spock. I even made my own baby food. But in the time between parenting and grandparenting, I lost...
Jan 21, 2019 12:30 pm
The Thank-You Challenge: How Random Moments of Gratitude Can Help You Lead a Kinder Life
Hoooooonk. Hoooooonk. It was 6 am and I was less than thrilled to be awakened by loud honking rather than my soothing alarm. "Why the hell is someone honking at this hour?" I thought as I angrily...
Jan 9, 2019 11:30 am
8 Best Swivel Seats to Make Getting Out of the Car a Little Easier
It's easier than ever to travel and transport your loved ones to and from appointments, shopping, and recreational activities thanks to the innovation of swivel car seat for adults. Adaptive...
Jan 4, 2019 11:30 am
When Granny Is Also the Nanny: How to Handle This Delicate Relationship With Care
Do you accept delivery of a grandbaby as you sip your morning coffee? Are you one of those in the car line, picking up your grandchildren for after-school care? If so, you have a lot of company....
Jan 3, 2019 11:30 am
10 Things to Send With Your Grandchildren When They Move Away
Sometimes, regardless of how much we wish things could be different, grandchildren and their parents move away from Grandma and Grandpa. Perhaps there's a better financial situation for Mom or Dad...
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...