Why I’m buying pregnancy testing kits in my 50’s

It’s highly ironic, I think, that I have spent more on pregnancy testing kits in my late forties and early fifties than I did in…

Time To Be Fearless About Vaginal Health

Now that I’m in my 50’s and frankly still not sure if I’m menopausal, I find that I am very aware of every change, tweak,…

Could It Be The Transition To Menopause?

When you’re a woman in her mid-fifties like me, you start to view all your medical symptoms with suspicion and you constantly ask yourself whether…

5 Top Tips For Surviving Christmas With The Menopause

When you’re in the throes of the menopause, dealing with some of the more unpleasant symptoms is stressful enough but even more difficult at Christmas…

Hello And Goodbye To The Feminax Years

The thing about being an ‘older’ mum is that just as you are coming to terms with the end of your fertility, your daughter is…

Review: It’s Not You, It’s Your Hormones By Nicki …

Are you looking for help with menopause symptoms?  Let me tell you my experience.  Having celebrated my 53rd birthday on Sunday, I can tell you…

Review: The S+ – Your Personalised Sleep Solution By ResMed

It seems that the new frontier for managing and improving our health is sleep. Everyone is talking about how important it is. Co-founder and Editor…

On Being 52

Ah.  The quest to find meaning and purpose in later life.  At 52. Firstly, that number.  It bears no relevance to me at all –…

When You Lose Your Crowning Glory – Hair Loss & Caring For Thinning …

Our hair is often referred to as our crowning glory and the condition and style of our hair can really affect our confidence – either…

Time To Break “The Circle Of ‘Grump”

I’m sure many parents will recognise that feeling when you’re on the brink of losing it. Junior has forgotten to tell you about their urgent…

Are You Kept Awake At Night By The Hum?

For the last three nights, I have been woken around 5:30 am by a hum.  On the first night, I was so convinced there was…