A Letter From A Mother To Her Daughter

A Letter From A Mother To Her Daughter

My dear girl, the day you see I’m getting old, I ask you to please be patient, but most of all, try to understand what I’m going through…

A mum at last!

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A mum at last!

Editor’s Note: I love receiving reader comments, especially when they come from fellow bloggers. It’s a great way to meet fellow women at forty and learn about their life experiences. That’s exactly the case with Claire. Claire is a 40 something from Ireland who, in her early 40’s became a first time mom – or […]

Christine asks – Have we really been alive this long?

Christine asks – Have we really been alive this long?

I first ran this post last year after Christine tweeted, “Thoughts on turning 40 next year. And gosh, have we really been alive this long?” In her post Christine talks about being welcomed by her grandmother with kisses, a lunch of grapes, cheese and baguettes, and a jar of Nivea Daily Nourishing Cream…

The reality of women at 40 and beyond choosing single motherhood

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The reality of women at 40 and beyond choosing single motherhood

Documentary explores the real “Back-up Plan” – For many women approaching 40, the realization of one truth might be particularly hard to bear. It is this: if they wait until they meet ‘Mr. Right’ they may be too old – biologically – to have children.

The Back-up Plan will never win an Oscar, but it’s given us food for thought…

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The Back-up Plan will never win an Oscar, but it’s given us food for thought…

As I posted yesterday, I finally saw The Back-up Plan, the new movie starring Jennifer Lopez. It’s a safe bet The Back-up Plan will never win an Oscar, but it was chock full of interesting topics just waiting for great women at forty conversations…

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