Post-40 Bloggers: If you read only one post – Parenting Mental Illness

The must-read post I’m recommending from the Post-40 Bloggers’ community this month is from the eloquent and long-time blogger Suzanne, who blogs at ‘Inside, Outside and Beyond.’ Suzanne wrote about parenting a young person with mental health issues. (Parenting a Child with Mental Illness). She touched us with the sensitivity and vulnerability in her post,…

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Post-40 Bloggers Round-up: If you read only one post – Down’s Syndrome

This month, the post I would like to share from our post-40 blogging community as the one not to be missed is ‘How Would you Use your 13 Minutes?’  – featuring Down’s syndrome campaigner and mother, Hayley Goleniowska. In this post, Hayley takes us through her nerve-jangling journey of preparing to give a TEDx talk around…

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Post-40 Bloggers Round-up: If you read only one post – Worry

My first recommended post in 2018 from the post-40 blogging community, is one I wrote at the top of the year. It was on the subject of worry and worrying (Strength in Worrying Less). We are sometimes told to “Oh, just stop worrying” as though these words are magic beans, and reminds me of an episode of a programme called…

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Post-40 Bloggers Round-up: If you read only one post – My Girl

In a month where we had International Day of the Girl, I read one post which has stayed with me in the subsequent days. As parents, most of us try to do our best. As a person first, we do not suddenly become super beings when we have children. We are people who become parents…

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Post-40 Bloggers Round-up: If you read only one post – Running in heels

The post I’ve chosen to feature from the post-40 bloggers’ community this month is by Lara Slater from Life and Love in London. There is little to add to Lara’s terrifying lucidity in her post about the London incident at Borough Market. My own grown children are in that market weekly and, like, Lara I…

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