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One Little Secret

February 25th, 2008

Author: Allison Bottkewww.allisonbottke.com Reviewed By: Melinda Cianos Ursula wonders what will happen now. It is true that she will have some extra time on her hands: her husband is aggressively pursuing that partnership in the law firm and her children are off creating their futures and she is slightly less needed on the home front. She consoles herself that it isn\’t so bad; she has a vibrant life meeting with friends, spending time on Junior League activities and possibly giving piano lessons again. She is not at all worried about filling her newly acquired freedom and toys with the... Read More

Life is Funny

February 25th, 2008

Author: Leigh Anne Jasheway-Bryant Reviewed By: Georgia Richardson Leigh Anne Jasheway-Bryant is called “The Accidentail Comic” but after you read her debut novel, Life is Funny, I\’m sure you\’ll agree that her humor writing is no accident. It\’s pure talent. Life, politics, secrets that become front page news, hairdressers who give new meaning to the word dysfunctional, and our main loveable, witty character, Judy; a hairdresser UN-extraordinaire, who dreams of one day becoming a stand-up comedian. Does she finally go for it? Uh huh. Sure does. Not only that,... Read More

Ahead of Your Time: A Complete Guide for End- of-Life Planning

February 25th, 2008

Author: Dick and Sue Coffinwww.aheadofyourtime.net Reviewed By: Dotsie Bregel This is one of the best books you can give a loved one if they understand the beauty of planning for death and dying. It is also a helpful book for baby boomers who like to plan ahead. The Coffins offer a complete guidebook for the end of life choices that will help you and your loved ones feel comforted prior to a death. Who better to write the book than a couple who owns Rogan\’s Memorials and deals with dying regularly. The book allows opportunities to make your wishes known before faced with the death and... Read More

The Just B Method – DVD

February 25th, 2008

Author: Bernadette Giorgiwww.justbpilates.com/home.htm Reviewed By: Melinda Cianos Attitude: Ballet & Pilates Fusion Beyond 50 and Fabulous Bernadette Giorgi, certified Fitness & Pilates Trainer and Martial Artist, has developed this gentle, yet challenging exercise program that is sure to produce results. The DVD takes you through a complete workout which strengthens core muscles, sculpts the body and increases flexibility. Tailored to meet the needs of both the beginner and those that exercise regularly, the routine combines the graceful movements of ballet with the fluid movements... Read More

I Can\’t Do It All: Breaking Free From the Lies That Control Us

February 25th, 2008

Author: Allison Bottkewww.boomerbabesrock.com Reviewed By: Dotsie Bregel Tracie Peterson, Allison Bottke and Dianne O\’Brien If you\’re a boomer and still feel like you have to do it all, think again. While this is something we were told as young women, these three authors share that we can\’t do it all without something suffering. Written from a biblical perspective, they share honest and practical stories that will help ease your pain of having to be all things to all people. Recognizing God\’s desire for us to take adequate time for ourselves so we can live balanced... Read More

NABBW Associate Update

February 6th, 2008

Greetings Associates! Just a note to say that I would like to have any exciting news about you and your work by COB Thursday, February 7, so that I can send you an Associate Update on Friday. My intention is to send Associate Updates monthly so we can become a more cohesive group, aware on one another\’s successes and willing to promote each other\’s work. I know some of you network with one another, but would love to see more of you taking advantage of the powerful connections at the NABBW. I am aware of some of your upcoming books, conferences, and telesummits, but I think it\’s... Read More

How to stay dry as a pug

January 29th, 2008

Author: Cupid JakubiakVisit my web site! Reviewed By: Michelle Jakubiak Absolutely amazing book! I learned a lot and now wear my raincoat whenever it\’s drizzly outside.  Read More

NABBW Book Reviews

December 27th, 2007

Dear NABBW Members,We wanted to touch base with you regarding book and product reviews for the NABBW and to offer some insight into our process. We have several different reviewers involved in the process and each book, CD, or product is reviewed in the order in which they are received. However, since we can only review three items in the monthly newsletter, it may take a while for your review to appear. Your patience is truly appreciated. For 2008, we\’re considering adding a book review page to the NABBW Web site. Should we do this, all reviews would be included on the site in addition... Read More

The NABBW WantsYour Feedback!

November 29th, 2007

Dear NABBW Members,I wanted to do something a little bit different, so I\’m switching gears for this week only. The NABBW 2008 Editiorial Calendar is almost complete. As you know, our mission remains educating and empowering boomer women. We want you to be the best you can be at this time in your life. Our generation is approaching this stage differently than generations before us. We see this as a jumping off point and a time to get jazzed about our second adulthood. So, our plan for 2008 is to focus on specific topics each month. This means our teleseminars and NABBW Updates will pertain... Read More

NABBW September Update

September 28th, 2006

Dear Friends, It's time for a little update. First, I'd like to inform you that the link from our monthly teleseminar is now on the Member Benefits page at www.nabbw.com. Please login to your account to listen! Barbara Friesner did an excellent job sharing how we can better care for our aging parents. I hope you will take the time to listen. I had the tremendous pleasure of meeting Marianne Gray, the editor for me* Magazine while I was in Winter Park, Florida. I was truly blown away by her tour of the Menopause the Musical, me*Magazine, and MTM Uncorked (Women Who Wine) headquarters.... Read More