Frenzied 40s: Midlife Moms

I had a particularly interesting chat last night with a friend about the frenzied 40s and midlife moms. She told me how much she liked my midlife blog and identified with how uncomfortably busy life can get in your 40s, when your kids are often still in school and your expenses are still high. And…

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friends divorce

When friends get a divorce…YOUR emotional fallout can surprise you

I remember the first time someone in my friend circle got a divorce in their 40s. We had gotten to know each other because our sons became good friends. We each had an “all boy” family and similar pets. I actually didn’t know the family that well, but felt like we did because we had…

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Am I having a midlife crisis?

Is midlife transition a midlife crisis? I seemed to manage my 40th birthday with flying colors. I decided I would have a birthday party at a nice, smoke free pool hall. We celebrated with speeches, funny songs and a beautiful, custom cake. Lots of fun. I felt great. I remember doing some thought work as…

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Time to hire a midlife transition coach?

Think about hiring a midlife transition coach? That might be just what you’re looking for if you’re thinking about what it would be like to: Be passionate about the work you’re doing; Know that you won’t have regrets about what you didn’t do; Wake up actually excited about what you’re about to accomplish; Be clear…

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To dream or not to dream…that’s YOUR question!

Sometimes I forget how old I am. I’m not even that old.  But it kind of feels like a dream when I remember. I definitely think it happens more now in my 50s than it happened in my 30s. I don’t think it’s a memory thing.  I think it’s more of a “WTF” thing. I don’t…

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Technology doesn’t have to make you feel old

Why is it that certain technology can make you feel old? I remember when my grandmother moved into our house back in the 1980s.  She was in her 80s and from a small town in Pennsylvania.  Her name was Ethel.  She did not like the microwave. She didn’t understand it. She didn’t want to be…

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Vacations WITHOUT kids: How I forgot how to hold my husband’s hand and other midlife observations

It took years for us to finally take a vacation without kids. We loved to go camping in our pop-up tent trailer when the kids were little.  My friends used to joke, “if the trailer is a rockin’, don’t come a knockin.”  Truth be told, our trailer was stationary. No rockin’ going on. Just filthy…

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Exclusive midlife insider secret—menopause can be joyful!

Menopause and joy aren’t two words that can commonly be found together in a happy little headline. I’m here to suggest that sometimes they just might go together just fine. Maybe not as nicely as peanut butter and jelly. Perhaps not as great as apple pie and vanilla ice cream. And maybe not right away….…

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Suzy Rosenstein | Midlife Transition Coach

Are you rockin’ your midlife chapter?

Is this you?  Are you living the life you thought you would be living by now? If you answered yes to that question, AWESOME! I’m a Life Coach who specializes in midlife. I’m looking for people like YOU to be on a new Facebook page called Midlife UNPLUGGED! This page will feature older and wiser…

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How drums saved the day in this midlife mom’s once quiet abode

Hard to imagine that drums could save the day. “I hate piano.” That’s what my middle son said, over and over. It was hard for me to hear.  I just imagined all three of my kids would be musical because my husband and I were musical.  Music was such a huge part of our lives. When…

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