A review of The Sandwich Years by Alana Kirk, a memoir of the writer’s own experience of looking after small children at the same time as caring for her elderly mother.
Alana Kirk writes about her plan to make 2017 her year of saying yes – to anything and everything and especially what she’d often say no to.
Christine Webber, author of Who’d Have Thought It ponders the curious absence of midlife women in novels and how she felt compelled to challenge that.
An anonymous writer tells of giving up on celibacy after a long and painful journey, and finally accepting her gay sexuality, with God’s blessing.
Ever wondered if your kids speak a different language? Here’s a guide on how to understand teenagers. What they say and what they really mean.
The What Women Want 2.0 survey is seeking a million women to answer the question: what do you want? And so change the world! Have your say!
Sue Pringle is on a mission to enable women to have gorgeous lingerie after breast cancer. The first prototype from Millie Lingerie is in development.
Sex and the menopause may call for some extra creativity. Here are our top tips to help you feel great and maintain your satisfaction and pleasure.
Avril Broadley never wanted a child and is delighted her gorgeous dog fills the hole in her life more usually reserved for one.
Margaret Hart tells us of her difficult journey from marriage to a man to loving a woman in later life. She’s happier now than she’s ever been.
The amazing Sister Madonna Buder is still competing in triathlons at 86 years of age. She’s the running, biking, swimming Iron Nun. What’s your excuse?
Building confidence can be as easy as changing those limiting behaviours that hold you back. Here are some easy tips to help you up your game.
Renée from Sh! Women’s Erotic Emporium tells us how to get the best orgasm, especially as we get older, using toys and other products to help get us going!
A look at the benefits of a Lasting Power of Attorney for ageing parents and why it’s better to discuss it sooner rather than later.
You no longer have to have a funeral. You could just plan a direct cremation and then get your mates to have a party later. Why not do a David Bowie?!
Judith Henry writes incredibly movingly about planning her Mom’s funeral in her hospital room, to the surprise of her mother’s nurse. Beautiful.
An anonymous midlifer laments the current state of play and where she fits in it all. Is this all there is for however much time she has left?
Are your eyes itchy, burning, or blurry? Shoulders ache from hunching over a computer? Are you checking your phone constantly? Time for a digital detox!
To help you get ready for the summer heat, here’s all you need to know to get beach body ready over 40. 7 top tips for women.
Avril Broadley of Grown Gals, takes a look at the implications for her of ageing without children as her own mother increasingly needs more care.
The wonderfully inspiring Felicity Gibson talks honestly about her struggles with body confidence in a life after breast cancer.
Our review of new play Sket at the Park Theatre in London about the contentious subject of sexting. Director Prav MJ also talks about why it’s important.
Carla Stockton highlights job search age discrimination in an open letter to the latest in a line of young recruiters who rejected her.
Five career insights from Madeleine Kunin, former governor of Vermont, that women – and men – can use no matter what their profession.
It doesn’t have to be difficult with your daughter-in-law. Find out how to be a good mother-in-law from expert Dr Deanna Brann.
Everything you need to know about keeping teens safe online even though they know more than you and probably don’t want you involved!