Today we want to wish all of the fathers out there a happy Father’s Day! To thank you for being an awesome father (or even for taking the time to thank your own father for everything he has done), we have a special gift for you. Click here to get two free eBooks from The … More Happy Father’s Day!
Regardless of if you feel you are in the middle of a midlife crisis or not, let’s face it, midlife is full of obstacles. Between children, parents, work, and finances there are endless pitfalls that seem to spring up out of nowhere. These “crises” are going to happen and anyone who tells you that you … More Expert Tip #5: See Midlife Crises as Opportunities
If you read our posts regularly, you know that last Saturday I created a post where I interviewed Darrell Gurney. Now it is only fair that since I did an interview with one co-founder, that I should interview the other! If you are familiar with The Back Forty, you know that Alexandra is also a Co-Founder … More An Interview with Alexandra Levin
Happy Saturday everyone! If you are familiar with The Back Forty, you know that Darrell is a Co-Founder of the INFUSE Program as well and the movement as a whole. If you have attended a Back Forty event, you’ve probably met him. But, do you really know him? I sat down with Darrell and asked … More An Interview with Darrell Gurney
Click here to read part one. As I mentioned before, I am in love with my wrinkles. I have shared a couple of my favorite wrinkles with you, and here are a couple more… I earned another set of wrinkles when, at 25, I found myself in a lifeless marriage with my first husband and … More I Am In Love with My Wrinkles (Part 2)
Often when we step off the non-thinking train that’s been running since… …we started in a particular career that we never left …we had kids and then spent 18yrs giving them wings …we began a relationship or marriage that got caught up in the swirl of the items above …we developed financial security that disappeared … More Re-Evolution
See Part 1 of this story here. Gone were the days when I could direct his actions. Gone were the days when I could logic/convince/velvetly force him into anything. Gone even were the days where my opinion mattered at all. Though individuation for a growing person begins much younger, I was present to the full … More Parenting Adult Children (Part 2)
One of the many new dimensions of our midlife, The Back Forty, is the necessity to parent differently. I’ve practiced this a great deal over the last several years, as my son went from 17, with an appropriately growing voice in how his life goes, to now being 22. I was an “involved” parent all … More Parenting Adult Children (Part 1)
Aging parents. It’s a topic that no one likes to think about, let alone talk about. Our parents have always been the strong ones, the ones in charge, the knowledgeable ones. However, as we ourselves grow older, we are forced to come to the realization that our parents are growing older as well. Sometimes we realize it … More Aging Parents – What Should I Do?