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Vacuuming With Pearls

Megan McDonough | Posted 10.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Megan McDonough

Illusions of what a holiday should look like, how clean our house should be, the clothes our children should wear, the schools they should attend, the raise we should get at work, and how we think our boss should treat us all cause strife. Stress arises when our thoughts fight what is.

What Society Gets Wrong About Divorced Dads

Doug Zeigler | Posted 07.14.2014 | Divorce
Doug Zeigler

I just find it sad that societally, we assume the worst when it comes to men and fatherhood, especially in the case of custody. I do believe that with time, we can prove that we can be and ARE great parents in our own right and eradicate the stereotypes. The onus is on us, men.

The 9 TV Old School Moms We Miss Most

Pat Gallagher | Posted 07.10.2014 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

When we were growing up, our mothers were our rock and the soft shoulder we could nestle up to when our spirits were low or our fever was high. It was a way of life for most of us back in the '50s, '60s, '70s, and even beyond -- for the milk and cookies to be waiting for us when we came home from a hard day at school.

Been There, Done That

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

I was only married a short while when I realized something was wrong with me. It happened when I heard myself mumbling obscenities as I pushed the vacuum, powered entirely by resentment.

Lies Moms Tell Each Other (and Ourselves)

Katherine Wintsch | Posted 07.10.2013 | Parents
Katherine Wintsch

Why do we lie to each other? And where do the expectations that perpetuate these lies come from? Mothers today do have more choices, but they also face expectations that would make June Cleaver give up and drink.

Relationship Status with Mom: It's Complicated

Penney Berryman | Posted 07.06.2013 | Women
Penney Berryman

You love your Mom... and you find her alternatively infuriating and embarrassing, irreplaceable and overly dramatic, irksome and endearing. As far as I know, Hallmark hasn't yet created a line of cards expressing familial disharmony.

Classic Girls' Names That Are Making A Comeback

nameberry | Posted 09.09.2012 | Parents

Written by Linda Rosenkrantz for Nameberry The whole idea of classic girls' names that are hot right now might seem like a contradiction in terms: ...

Today's Grannies Don't Look Much Like Grannies

Pat Gallagher | Posted 06.07.2012 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

Just because I have the title of grandmother doesn't mean I have to feel silly wearing jeans with those shredded slits cut out zigzagging up and down the legs, and I dare someone to question my motives with statements like, "She's dressing half her age." Really? Bite me.

Home Maintenance for the Over-50 Bachelor

Bryan J Miller | Posted 01.25.2012 | Fifty
Bryan J Miller

Bachelor housekeeping is like sex--best approached spontaneously and with little regard for the fitted sheets.

Who's in Control?

Marian Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marian Salzman

This is the tenth in a series of 12 posts expounding on the 2011 forecasts in the annual trends report from Salzman, president of Euro RSCG Worldwide ...

'Leave It To Beaver' Mom Dies

AP | BOB THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Barbara Billingsley, who gained the title supermom for her gentle portrayal of June Cleaver, the warm, supportive mother ...

A Sneak Peek at Generation Zero

Mark Joseph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Joseph

Dave Bossie, Citizens United's founder and president, came to Hollywood last night to give us a sneak peak at his latest film,>Generation Zero.