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A letter to the little girl I once was…

September 6, 2011 by  
Filed under On Life

Hey you, standing over there looking tough and cute the way little girls often do, it’s me, well you – in about 36 years. Some things haven’t changed much. With the exception of the ribbon, your hair looked a lot like that this morning, and that stance, you still got that…

Dear Twenty-something me

July 12, 2011 by  
Filed under On Life

A WAF reader writes a poignant letter to her twenty-something self. It outlines a future battle with Lupus, a father who is very sick and making $6.50 an hour full-time, supporting a husband who’s getting his Associates Degree. But from all of that emerges a woman at forty who’s stronger than she ever knew she could be…

Hide your face, make a bucket list and know what you really want: Lessons for the next generation of Women at Forty

June 20, 2011 by  
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We’ve been there, done that and bought the T-shirt and while you’re out there celebrating your 20’s and 30’s (which you definitely should), take heed to some of what we’ve learned over the years…

What doesn’t kill you…

September 9, 2010 by  
Filed under On Life, On Money & Career

Editor’s Note: Today’s contribution to our Career section comes from blogger Denise D. She writes for the blog, Really Bad Boss, which has been featured in the Huffington Post and The Sun Times. In this piece she talks about making the best out of a bad job, boss or work situation…advice that can be applied […]

10 things it’s taken us 40 years to learn

February 1, 2010 by  
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A few of us at Women at Forty have decided to pen our own list of things it’s taken us 40 years to learn. Here are the first ten…

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