10 Things Happy Empty Nesters Don’t Do

Wondering what to do now that the kids have left home and you have any empty nest? Well, here are some things you shouldn’t be doing because happy empty nesters DON’T do these things. Really!

Why Choosing a Word of the Year is Better than New Year’s Resolutions and …

I stopped making resolutions and started picking a “word of the year” a few years ago. Last year’s word was hygge and I’m pleased to…

Over 25 Tips for a Stress-Free Holiday

The holidays are a joyous time, offering a chance to reconnect with friends and family. But they can also be stressful. You may feel pressure…

The Benefits of Learning Your Strengths in Midlife

I’ve featured the wisdom of my friend and fellow blogger, Vikki Nicometo, here on Midlife Rambler before, and I always enjoy hearing what she has…

This is Why Focusing on Your Needs isn’t Selfish

Here’s an unpopular opinion for you: I hated the book Eat, Pray, Love. I first read it in 2007, like every other woman my age…

All the Blogs for Midlife Women You Should be Reading Now

One of my most popular posts on Midlife Rambler is a quick list of five other Midlife Blogs that I really liked. As I wrote…

AncestryDNA Vs. 23AndMe: I Took 2 DNA Tests So You Can Pick the Right One for …

True confession time: I’ve become kinda a geek about DNA. At first, it was just a way to really understand my heritage. It would seem…

The Gift of the Midlife Crisis

Gen X or Baby Boomer? Feeling dissatisfied with your life? Wondering if there’s something more out there for you? Congratulations! You’re experiencing some of the…