recent blog posts
- The Shocking Cost of Raising a Child Born in 2013
- So You Think You Can't … Take Charge of Your Sex Life?
- Healthy End of Summer Food and Wine Pairings
- Refocusing on Writing My Memoir
- New Product Promises to Help Babies Sleep Through the Night
- #TotalBodyThursday: Donkey Kick Exercise
- 4 Back-To-School Things You're Forgetting to Do
- Who Needs Time to Think? We All Do
- The Hundred-Foot Journey: An Endearing Movie for Turbulent Times
- 5 Signs You’re a Breastfeeding Mother
Tuesday, Aug 19th 2014
The most common myth is that once a woman goes through menopause, she becomes asexual and dried up and no longer interested in sex. Nothing could be further from the truth!
—Gynecologist Dr. Donnica Moore
Monday, Aug 18th 2014
As I continue to evolve my life after 50, I've enjoyed reading Life Reimagined: Discovering Your New Life Possibilities. Authors Richard J. Leider and Alan M. Webber use a concrete approach to help people "rethink life's meaning and discover (or rediscover) their purpose" when faced with the challenge to change.
Friday, Aug 08th 2014
While I was on the West Coast last month, I had a chance to attend a screening for the movie The Hundred-Foot Journey, which is especially endearing for these turbulent times. It tells the story of a clash between two cultures—French and Indian. Fortunately, the story has a peaceful ending, unlike cultural clashes in many parts of the world these days.
Thursday, Jul 31st 2014
I'm back from the blogosphere where I met, mingled and immersed myself in the large community of female (and a few male) bloggers at the BlogHer '14 Conference in San Jose, Calif. It's a bit like going into the clouds and not coming out for two days.
Thursday, Jul 24th 2014
This week I am at the BlogHer '14 Conference in San Jose, California. This year BlogHer is celebrating its 10th anniversary. My first conference was in 2007, the year I started blogging my countdown to 50. I remember it well.
Friday, Jul 18th 2014
"What is that mixture you are putting on my face?" I asked my aesthetician D as she slathered on a smooth mask during my facial.
"It's a papaya and yogurt mask," said D. "The healing enzymes in papaya help exfoliate the dead skin and the yogurt is soothing—a good antiaging remedy."