We all need a good circle of pals, but making new friends after 50 is challenging. Here’s how Meredith Maran, alone in a new city, dug in and developed a whole batch of besties.
Sarah Gold was shy and skittish about joining a bunch of strangers on our most recent trip. But something fascinating happened under the tropical sun.
For the first time ever, Jeannie Ralston’s oldest son won’t be at home when she turns on the tree lights and cranks up “Santa Baby” on Christmas morning. Here she tries to come to terms with this new reality.
After her husband died, Lisa Bain struggled to continue their decades-long, tree-decorating tradition. Then a magical gift gave her the strength she needed during the holidays.
We’ve got gifts galore for women over 50—for your friends of course, but also for someone you often overlook: your own dear self.
A machete for Christmas? Mary Kay Jordan Fleming chronicles some of the most horrendous and hilarious decisions partners have made about holiday gift-giving, and stops you from making a big mistake.
It can be hard to swallow (pun intended) when your foodie kids outshine you in the kitchen. Should you be proud? Or offended? Sally Koslow looks at why she had to step up her cooking game.
Every parent wants their kids to get along, to support and love one another along life’s path—but what do you do when that doesn’t happen?
Setting personal boundaries is sometimes hard. Here’s a clear guide on how to do it and how to tell when you’re NOT doing it well.
What if you could live by the water with pals, loads of good food and laughs? Would that be too much to ask? Christine Grillo explores what her retirement commune fantasy might look like.
After 40 years of marriage, one woman wonders if she still needs to perform her “wifely duties.” The Answer Queen weighs in.
In New York City this week, NextTribe brought women together to embrace our age and appreciate the sense of confidence and freedom that comes with growing older.
Helping her guy get acclimated to the wonderful world of social media seemed like a good idea, but it sure threw Liane Kupferberg Carter some curveballs.
When a pal is diagnosed with something serious, it’s hard to know the right way to support her. Janet Siroto gets wise advice from an expert who knows both sides of the issue.
When it comes to Facebook, Viagra is A-Okay. But lubricants for menopausal women? Not so much.
Debby Waldman’s mom was supposed to leave her a Cape Cod cottage—but real life changed all that. How the author found a silver lining.
A quick getaway sounded like a fun idea—but being on the road with her extra-exacting husband was something altogether different, Mary Kay Jordan Fleming discovered.
This inspiring woman is on the job and helping people with autism.
We all have great hopes for our kids’ future. But how does a mother handle the disappointment when her adult child can’t live up to her potential?
Bernadette Noll’s tribute to her sister went viral—but she didn’t get any credit! Get to know the author of the ‘I Want to Age Like Sea Glass’ poem.