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Intensity in the Empty Nest

September 29th, 2013

Intensity in the Empty Nest By Natalie Caine, M.A. NABBW’s Empty Nest Expert   As we ease out of Summer, and into Fall, many of us will agree that we\’ve been through an intense time. That\’s why it is now time to take a few minutes for ourselves, and why it is especially important to review our core values. For me, when I remember that I am more than what I am in the midst of living, then I can be present with perseverance and hope. Wondering where to start? Here are some suggestions: Review your talents. Check out how you are doing with your self-worth. Don\’t allow... Read More

Shifting Gears To Your Life and Work After Retirement: A Boomer\’s Roadmap to Transform Retirement into the Best Time of Your Life, Created by Two Boomers Who Did It

September 23rd, 2013

Shifting Gears To Your Life and Work After Retirement: A Boomer\’s Roadmap to Transform Retirement into the Best Time of Your Life, Created by Two Boomers Who Did It Kindle Edition Nook Edition Author: Carolee Duckworth & Marie Langworthy http://www.shiftinggearstoyourlifeandworkafterretirement.com/ Reviewed for the NABBW by: Anne Holmes  Thirty years with lots of time and not so much money makes for a VERY long vacation.  So… what’s a 55+ Baby Boomer to do?  Work? Play? Travel? Volunteer? Or what about developing your own scenario which is a combination of all these?  Will you... Read More

I Thought I\’d Be Done By Now: Hope and Help for Mothers of Adult Children Searching for Peace (Vol. 1)

September 23rd, 2013

 I Thought I’d Be Done By Now: Hope and Help for Mothers of Adult Children Searching for Peace (Vol. 1) I Thought I’d Be Done By Now: Hope and Help for Mothers of Adult Children Searching for Peace (Vol. 1) Kindle Edition Nook Edition Author: Wendy Boorn,  MC LPC http://www.MothersofAdultChildren.com Reviewed for the NABBW by: Anne Holmes   I Thought I’d Be Done by Now contains 183 one-page vignettes, or short stories, about adult children between the ages of 25 and 50. The author, Wendy Boorn, is a psychotherapist, with 34 years’ experience, during which she served over 1,200... Read More

The Joys of Boomerdom

September 17th, 2013

The Joys of Boomerdom By Tracey Barnes Priestly One of the surprising benefits to being a Boomer is looking forward to the end of summer. You read that correctly. While many people are turning their attention to the demands of another school year, we are celebrating! Why? This is the time of year for our annual trek to the waters off of British Columbia. Ah, the joys of Boomerdom! It all began when my husband built Descant, a beautiful, 24 foot, wooden, pilothouse cruiser. From the moment we left the marina for the first time, we knew we were in for some memorable experiences. What we didn’t... Read More

Park Once, Gain Immeasurably

September 17th, 2013

Park Once, Gain Immeasurably By Lisa Byrne, B.S Exercise Sciences | Certified Pilates Instructor NABBW’s Boomer Women’s Fitness Expert    One Stop Shopping. Do you have in your nearby town one of these grand shopping centers/complexes that offer ‘one stop shopping’? It’s like a self-contained outlet that can provide everything you need. Seems obvious the idea is to provide an efficient convenience for you as a shopper. Of  course the idea is also to sell more products if it’s all in one place. Simple shopping centers of old with a supermarket, drugstore, dry cleaners, and a... Read More

Climbing Over the Fence of Logic into Faith

September 10th, 2013

Climbing Over the Fence of Logic into Faith By Chloe JonPaul, M. Ed. Have you really attempted to climb over ” the fence of logic”  to find God? We are living in an age where the forces of reason tend to dominate our lives. There are “self-assured” rationalists who belittle the role of faith and scientists are demonstrating even more details of creation and evolution of human life. Can faith and logic be compatible? The answer is a resounding YES! According to Saint Thomas Aquinas, “faith consolidates, integrates, and illuminates the heritage of truth acquired... Read More

Are You Dealing With a Passive-Aggressive Daughter-In-Law? With a Bit of Understanding, You\’ll Soon Discover How to Beat Her at Her Own Game

September 10th, 2013

Are You Dealing with a Passive-Aggressive Daughter-In-Law? With a Bit of Understanding, You\’ll Soon Discover How to Beat Her at Her Own Game By Deanna Brann, Ph.D. NABBW’s In-Law Survival Associate A person who is passive aggressive in his or her behavior is difficult enough to deal with; when that person is a family member it is even worse. Dealing with this behavior (passive and unassuming on the surface, but nastily aggressive toward you underneath) can be incredibly difficult, draining, and frustrating. For mothers-in-law, dealing with a passive aggressive daughter-in-law can... Read More