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4 Things to Contemplate on Your Birthday

As much as I love my 40s and believe this is one of the best decades of life, I can’t help but feel a little dread as my 46th birthday approaches. 493 more words

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Do You Live Courageously?

C O U R A G E. Now there’s a word that incites different feelings for people. A word that some identify with and others don’t. 675 more words

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What Age Do You Feel at Heart?

A few days ago, I conducted a quick poll on Facebook to determine what age most Rocking Over 40 women feel at heart, regardless of their chronological age. 422 more words

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When I was in my twenties, I decided to take on a new persona of sorts. I didn’t want to be the girl who blended in anymore. 541 more words


Does Age Define You?

A few months ago, my youngest son turned 6 and I recall how excited he was to be having a birthday. Thirty days prior to his birthday he started a countdown and he talked incessantly about all the things he was going to do on his big day. 511 more words

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Why You Should Be Ravish-ly Relishing Your 40s

A couple of generations ago when women reached a certain age (usually in her 40s) they took a back seat. Resigned to adult responsibilities and not being the center of attention, the beginning of middle age was the beginning of the end. 505 more words

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Am I Really Done With Children?

Being new to the forties club, I’m still unsure about what is supposed to happen at this age.  I thought it might have something to do with boldly owning everything about yourself in an “I-am-woman-hear-me-roar” sort of way. 944 more words

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