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Money & Careers

Opening Your Life to Magic

By Jennifer Cheyne
By Jennifer Cheyne

Now that I'm not young, there is so much more “me” inside than there used to be. That primordial mom that we all psychically cling to is in there now. A file cabinet full of experience and self-knowledge, too. A woman needn’t seek support for her right to claim a moment as her own—she can make it so.

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Money & Careers

Learning French at 50

By Jennifer Cheyne
By Jennifer Cheyne

It became kind of fun to recount the stories of my escapades and mishaps. I felt as if I lived in an "I Love Lucy" episode half the time, especially when I got my papers back with notes like, “I’m pretty sure this is a good point, but this sentence doesn’t actually mean anything in French.” Whoops!

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Emotional Health

Independence Day—Our Way

By Women's Voices For Change
"It wasn’t so much a declaration of independence as an act of independence. Without thinking, I put myself first. I didn’t discuss, compromise, or accommodate. I didn’t check the dates of my children’s college vacations or ask my husband when or where he wanted to travel this summer. I did what I wanted to do, and it felt great."
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