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Marcia Kester Doyle

Marcia Kester Doyle is the author of the humor book, Who Stole My Spandex? Life In The Hot Flash Lane, and the voice behind the midlife blog, Menopausal Mother. Her work has appeared in The Washington Post, Cosmopolitan, Good Housekeeping, Woman's Day, Country Living, House Beautiful, The Huffington Post, Bonbon Break, Purple Clover, and Scary Mommy, among others. Marcia lives in sunny south Florida with her husband, four children, one feisty granddaughter and three chunky pugs.

The Suburbia of My Childhood

The childhood of the sixties and seventies was vastly different than childhood is now. Marcia Kester Doyle waxes nostalgic…mostly. Read more from Marcia on her blog, Menopausal Mother.   We’re known as the “Baby Boomer” generation, but I prefer to think of people my age as the “Live and Learn” generation. We threw caution to …

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Midlife Years: the Vulture Years?

Better to fly with the vultures than roost with the turkeys, at least for humorist Marcia Kester Doyle. Here she explores the joys and many, many pains of the midlife years. Avert your perfectly-working eyes, youngsters! Read more from Marcia on her blog, Menopausal Mother.  My daughter convinced me to watch a reality show about models on …

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It’s a Food Baby, OK?

When my daughter was nineteen weeks pregnant with her first baby, she asked me to accompany her to the obstetrician’s office for her checkup. Thank God I brought enough food and water to last a week on a deserted island because the waiting room was PACKED. I was surrounded by young women in various stages of …

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End of Story. Period.

Marcia Kester Doyle from the blog  Menopausal Mother remembers her first period, and her last period. Much like a house guest, you can miss them when they come, miss them when they’re gone, but hope they catch on fire and die during that middle part when they are all up in your business. I was the …

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