I’m Loving :: 3 Must-Hear Podcasts

3 Terrific Podcasts 2017-Midlife Modern Style

Podcasts vs. Books

I love reading books- the way they feel in my hands, the smell of the paper, the delightful treasures revealed with each turn of the page. My favorite books have taken me on adventures and taught me valuable lessons about myself and the human condition. But lately, I haven’t been reading novels. What happened?

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When Kids go back to college :: How to weather the transition

Summer Break

I have a summer break hangover.You know that feeling when you are hungover after a fun night out? You’re in a world of hurt, but the sweet memories make it all worthwhile. That’s how I’m feeling today: exhausted and overwhelmed in the wake of having my kids come home to roost this summer.

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The Gift of Rituals at Midlife

Rituals at Midlife


Sameness. Comfort. Meaning. Commitment. These are the cornerstones of rituals, the sacred rites we practice throughout our lives. Ebbing and flowing with time, rituals catalog our memories and breathe meaning into our life stories. It is hard to reach midlife without riding a sea of changes: in our relationships (divorce, loss, children launching), our careers, and our physical bodies. When you feel like you’re drowning, rituals are buoys to hold onto and regain balance.

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BAM 2016 Recap :: Dancing Through Midlife



If you tell me there’s a dance party, I’ll be there. And dance we did! Any awkwardness I felt about attending my first blog conference was quickly dispelled by this diverse group of women who are gracefully dancing through midlife. Their confidence, competence, and courage blew me away! Above all, I was invigorated by laughing and learning with kindred spirits at BAM 2016.

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