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Sharon Greenthal

Sharon's blog, Empty House Full Mind, focuses on observations of the world from the midlife empty nest. Sharon is the Young Adults Expert on About.com. Sharon writes for the Huffington Post and Purple Clover. Sharon is the mother of two grown children - a daughter, 26 and a son, 24. She lives in Long Beach, CA with her husband and their perfect dog, Lambeau. Instagram: sharongreenthal

The Things That Keep Me Up At Night

A hot (no pun intended) topic among my midlife friends is insomnia, which goes hand-in-hand with hot flashes, headaches, irritability, weight gain, and so many other symptoms that come and go as we sometimes blindly find our way through the haze of perimenopause and menopause. Insomnia is the most disruptive of all the symptoms, it …

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Summer Books 2015: 10 Novels to Read Right Now

  Links may be affiliate links. Summer sun, summer books. Lighter, quicker, a little less ponderous and a little more delightful. Whether you are looking for a selection for your book club or something delicious to read at the beach, here are 10 books that look like they fit the bill. What books are you reading …

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Midlife Boulevard Celebrates with Father’s Day Photos

Thank you to all of our contributors who shared their beautiful father-daughter photos. Have a wonderful Father’s Day, and we hope you celebrate with those you love most. Enjoy these Father’s Day photos.   Sharon Greenthal Sharon’s blog, <a href=”http://www.emptyhousefullmind.com”>Empty House Full Mind</a>, focuses on observations of the world from the midlife empty nest. Sharon …

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The 7 Signs and Symptoms of a UTI at Midlife

(This is a sponsored post.) One of the best parts of reaching midlife is that it seems like we’ve all grown more accepting of our bodies and all of the weird and horrifying things that they put us through. Hearing loss, painful sex, gray hair — we’re wonderfully open about these shared struggles. Here’s a crazy statistic for you: …

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