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How I Really Feel About My Daughter Turning 40

Diana Grycan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Diana Grycan

I have just experienced yet another life passage. It is really my daughter who turned 40 this week, but it has created a whole new set of feelings in my aging self. I remember a little girl of 5 who proudly drew pretty pictures for me to put on my walls.

Why I'm Choosing A Different Path For The Second Half Of Life

Kelley Connors | Posted 02.04.2013 | Fifty
Kelley Connors

Along with tens of millions of my baby boomer friends, I have embarked on a new journey at a time in life when Madison Avenue uses all its muscle muscle to convince us women that 50 is the new 30 or 60 is the new 40.

My Life, My Purse

Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.31.2012 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

In the late '60s, I -- like every other self-respecting hippie teenage girl -- lugged my daily necessities around in a large Indian-print woven shoulder bag. It was a large satchel without pockets, organizers or even a top closure. When the knit strap broke, as it did with great regularity, my worldly possessions would scatter on the ground and I'd have to get down on my hands and knees to shovel them back into the satchel.

Perhaps Charlie Sheen Should Try a Different Approach

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Stanton Peele

Charlie Sheen's repeated relapses -- and returns to treatment -- suggest that perhaps he might look at different approaches to his addictive problems. What he's been doing doesn't seem to be working so well for him -- as it has failed many others.