Midlife Musings

Nobody is Coming to Save You

“Someday My Prince Will Come” Did you grow up thinking there would always be someone to take care of you? Even though I’m the biggest Disney nerd, a steady diet of ‘the prince will always come save the princess’ might’ve skewed my desire to be independent. If your …

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Women Over 50

I’m so excited to share some women who are over 50 who inspire me to believe that life is fun and exciting in midlife. These women teach me that when I turn 50 this year, I’m not invisible and that life, and purpose, are just beginning. I’m definitely …

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Ageism in Media

If you’ve read my post about being “age appropriate, you’ll know I have strong feelings about ageism as it relates to women. How To Be Age Appropriate and Other Lies Women Believe But what good is griping about it? Does a handful of articles change anything? Do you feel …

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Age Appropriate Women

Think back to your childhood and try to remember what midlife women were like in real life and the media? As children we were ingrained with beliefs about the way the world works that shape our ideas today. Specifically we learned about a woman’s role in society. Whether …

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Why 40 Is Not The New 30 | Ageism in Media

If I see another headline make the claim that 40 is the new 30 I think my head might explode! How long will this headline rear its ugly head and be “a thing?” Are there no real journalists left in the world? What are they implying about being …

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Body Positivity

Lately I’m bombarded with ads marketed to women concerning body aesthetics. For years we’ve had waxing, liposuction, lasers and such. More recently we’ve seen Vaginal Rejuvenation, O Shots, Butt Injections, Vagacials, Vaginal Steaming, and similar offerings. I’m aware that some of you reading this will automatically become defensive …

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