As the northern areas of the US stick to the gardening wisdom of planting on or after Mother’s Day, I thought I’d share a bundle of blooming boomers…bloggers that is. Here’s a recent round-up of some of my favorite boomer bloggers.
Recognizing and honoring the power of women and motherhood dates back at least to Greek and Roman times. The history of modern Mother’s Day celebrations begins in the 19th century, as Meryl Baer of Beach Boomer Bulletin summarizes in this week’s post, A Brief History of Mother’s Day.
Laurie Stone’s mom is now 86 and you’d be hard-pressed to find a fitter, more adorable, and adroit senior citizen. “I can’t believe her age!” is a line Laurie hears often. And although having sturdy Irish genes never hurt, there are eight non-negotiables in her silver-haired mother’s life, which she believes help her stay fit, strong, and yes, young…
Tom from Sightings Over Sixty has ventured out to begin some post-Covid travel. The problem: every time he heads south he starts thinking maybe he should buy his own place at the shore. In Second Home — a Good Idea? he consults a professional and finds out the down-to-earth pros and cons of owning your own vacation home.
Only 25 percent of the sunscreens rated this year by the Environmental Working Group offer adequate protection and no worrisome ingredients, reports Rita R. Robison, Consumer and Personal Finance Journalist. Use the EWG’s Guide to Sunscreens to find the best sunscreens and check out Robison’s article for additional tips for avoiding harmful sunburns.
What does living our best lives mean at this age and are we really capable of making fundamental changes in how we are? That’s the question Carol Cassara asked in “About That Moment in Time When Everything Can Change“
One of the most popular posts on BabyBoomster.com is very simple. It’s all about walking and how doing it every day will add years to your life. You don’t have to run a marathon or perform anything strenuous. Just get off your butt and move from place to place. The more you move, the more you can move. Check out Rebecca Olkowski’s post about the benefits of walking.
I hope you enjoy.