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How to Set Up a Bedtime Routine: 10 Easy Tips

How to Set Up a Bedtime Routine: 10 Easy Tips

Transitioning to bedtime can be a peaceful, yet productive time for your day. As you set up a bedtime routine, you will work out what works best for you, and it might be all of the things below or just some of them, and maybe even some things I haven’t shared. Create a system that works for you!

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Empty Nest Hobbies

Empty Nest Hobbies

Empty Nest Hobbies Finding yourself in an empty nest can be both scary and exciting. Suddenly you have a lot more time on your hands. No more weekend sports and activities or waiting up for your teen to get in at night. It may be time to remember all those things you...

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Nashville Travel Guide for Grown Ups

Nashville Travel Guide for Grown Ups

Nashville Travel Guide for Grown Ups My husband and I have had a lot of fun visiting our oldest son in Nashville in the 3 years since he moved there. We are impressed that he has become quite a good guide to his city. We have seen the sites and ate at some amazing...

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10 Work from Home Tips for the Empty Nester

10 Work from Home Tips for the Empty Nester

10 Work from Home Tips for the Empty Nester 10 Work from Home Tips for the Empty Nester is a guest post by Miranda Lamb of The Reluctant Cowgirl. Your teens are starting to leave home. A time that you could barely even imagine, when your kids were young, is turning...

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18 Great Movies About Midlife Romance

18 Great Movies About Midlife Romance

To prepare for this post, I got to watch or rewatch a bunch of great movies! They each had such fun perspectives on romance. Enjoy these 18 great movies about midlife romance!

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30 Great Movies About New Year’s Eve

30 Great Movies About New Year’s Eve

You would not think that there would be so many great movies about New Year’s Eve, but I did my research and found so many! Not all of them were centered around the holiday, but at least had NYE somewhere in the movie. Enjoy these movies over your holiday!

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25 Days of a Cozy Christmas in Midlife

25 Days of a Cozy Christmas in Midlife

Are you looking for ways to create a cozy Christmas? Whether you have a house full of family and friends, or it’s just you, these ideas will help in your efforts to have a cozy Christmas in midlife.

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10 Ways to Create a Stress Reducing Toolkit

10 Ways to Create a Stress Reducing Toolkit

Stress gets a bad rap today, but did you know that it is our body’s natural reaction to events where we feel threatened or perceive danger? When we lived in caves, stress was the bodily function that saved lives. It was the way that we honed reactions to situations that felt out-of-control. Here are 10 ways to create a stress reducing toolkit for a better peace of mind!

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