Barbara Hannah Grufferman

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Archive for February, 2011

Do You Feel Pretty?

There have been quite a few articles published recently about how people, especially women, “deal with” getting older. I thought some of the articles, and some comments, were a tad . . . Read More

What Can Arianna Huffington Teach Us About Women, Power and the Art of Being Fearless?

When I looked up the definition of “power,” several words came up that were accurate, but disconcerting — authority, control, strength, force — often connected to “over” as in “control . . . Read More

THE BEST THINGS IN LIFE ARE . . . FREE?

Ah, Money. Money. It’s something we all need. Whether you work for it, inherited it, saved for it, married into it, won the lottery, or some combination thereof, when you . . . Read More

THE SEVEN BIGGEST MISTAKES WE MAKE IN MIDLIFE (and how to avoid them)

A few months ago the editors at  Health.com wrote an article –” 11 Mistakes Women Make in Middle Age ” — which was based on an interview with me about my book, “The Best of Everything After 50: The Experts’ Guide to Style, Sex, Health, Money and More.” It generated so much attention that . . . Read More

IN PRAISE OF OLDER MOTHERS

Full disclosure: I am an older mother. My first daughter was born when I was almost 38, and my youngest entered the world three days before my 41st birthday. Even . . . Read More