5 ways to get your groove back after 40

So, let’s talk about when the kids finally leave home. For most families, an “empty nest” represents a huge milestone that both parents and children alike are proud and excited to reach. But, I’m a person who believes in calling a thing a thing, so I also recognize this right-of-passage as something we as a … Read More

Here’s what makes my marriage work

My hubby recently shared a conversation he had with a friend, during which his friend said, “Man, you and your wife really look happy.” Hubby simply replied, “We are.” Yeah, I agreed. We are happy together. But why? I know. It’s an odd thought to have. Who questions the good that’s happening to them? *Slowly raises … Read More

The day I decided enough was enough

Lately, I’ve been reading a lot about female friendships and it got me thinking about mine — one toxic one in particular.  The path to a happier, healthier version of myself began when I decided enough was enough. The sideways glances, the passive aggressive shade thinly masked as “jokes”, the constant competition — it had … Read More

Aging with a smile

I’m always flattered when people mistake me for being younger than I actually am. Honestly, I think it has a lot to do with my smile. Keeping my pearly whites, well … white, really has helped take years off my appearance. That’s not just me blowing sunshine either. There’s real scientific evidence that suggests a … Read More

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