Life Transitions

Midlife can often be a time of major life changes as we transition from one phase of life – parenting children – to the next – enjoying ourselves in the empty nest. We’ve got tips and advice to help you adjust to these changes, deal with the stress and fear transitions can sometimes cause and thrive in your next phase of life.

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!

300+ Ideas for Your Word of the Year with Free Printable

Are you looking for a word of the year to help you create a focus for this year and vision for your future? This list…

Why You Should Ditch Your New Year’s Resolution and Pick a Word of the …

Your “word of the year” provides an intentional framework for all your actions throughout the year by giving you a single word on which to…

20 Tips for Handling Holiday Stress

Looking for tips to deal with stress this holiday season? This post will help you cope with your stress no matter what you have to…

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…