As I stare down the new year and I try to set goals for my and my family's future, it's become very clear to me that I have no idea what I am doing. It's especially clear that I have no idea how to be middle aged.
This time of life is a completely mixed bag. So much is SO GOOD right now! My husband and I have worked hard over the last 20 years, so now we can relax (a little) every once in a while. Our kids are more independent, which is amazing, but it also brings a new set of challenges. We also are now old enough to have elderly parents and there have been plenty of unexpected deaths in the last several years. It seems that for every amazing moment of growth at this point in life, there is an equally heart breaking moment that makes you want to crawl under a blanket and hibernate for a few months…Read More