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Amy Ruhlin Blogger and former speech-language therapist. Writing about midlife, motherhood and moving on at

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Moving On From The Family Home

September 3, 2013

We can actually choose a home based on our own preferences, perhaps a walkable city or a house by a lake; whatever is just right for us.
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My Son And Me

May 4, 2013
My Son And Me

My son has a job as a lifeguard this summer and today I drive him to work. Though he now has his driver’s license, he does not yet have his own car, so for the time being we must share mine and he is being a good sport about it. I drive slowly; neither
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My Husband’s Midlife Crisis

April 23, 2013
my husband's midlife crisis

My husband has grown a beard. A crazy, woolly, middle-aged , grey beard.
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Why I Love A Road Trip

April 16, 2013
road trip

."There's nothing like a hundred miles between me and trouble in my mind."
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Gifts I’ll Never Throw Away

December 25, 2012
The Best Christmas Gifts

On my 51st Christmas, these are the gifts that I remember
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I Want My Cool Back

October 16, 2012
I Want My Cool Back

I was not always a middle-aged mom with over-processed hair and fluctuating hormones.
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Why Am I Still Driving A Mom Bus?

July 10, 2012
Why Am I Still Driving a Mom Bus

Before I had children, I swore I would never live in the suburbs or drive a minivan.
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Embracing Ourselves At 50

May 1, 2012
embracing yourself

Sometimes I wake up in the middle of the night jolted by the fact that I am now 50 years old.
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