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Mothers Letting Go

“The mother-child relationship is paradoxical and, in a sense, tragic. It requires the most intense love on the mother’s side, yet this very love must help the child grow away from the mother, and to become fully independent.”  Erich Fromm Many of us are in the phase of “letting go” of our role as mothers. The […]

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Boomers! We’ve Succeeded!

DO YOU THINK IT’S TIME TO RETIRE THIS PICTURE? I’ve been struggling for a while now to figure out what direction to head with Aging Abundantly. A decade has passed since I ventured into my own midlife chaos along with a generation of women who knew that somehow their aging process had to look different from […]

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Not Doing

We are miserable not-doers in this increasingly fast- paced world. No wonder old age terrifies us! We can’t imagine “not doing”, so programmed to do, do, do. Most of our lives have been spent focused on activities of one sort or another. Even with our offspring, most parents of our generation and our parent’s generation were bound […]

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In-Between Times

“Sometimes we are living in the ‘in-between-times’ when we’re no longer who we used to be, but haven’t yet arrived at our next stage ”.   ~ Marian Williamson As the snow begins to melt after last week’s storm, and the calendar flips from February to March, I am reminded of the torment and the power of the […]

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