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Fierce After 50 / June 15, 2018

The latest from FierceBeyond50, a lifestyle blog from NY Times Bestselling author, Marie Bostwick. Female hand writing letter on white office paper on wooden desk.[/caption] REVIVING THE LOST ART OF LETTER WRITING Remember when we used to send and receive hand-written letters instead of using email or social media or texting? Sure, it takes longer, but it’s so much more special! Here’s why the lost art of letter writing is making a comeback. HOW TO BEAT THE BLUES WITH NATURAL REMEDIES THAT WORK We’ve all had those days. Call it the blues, the doldrums, or the depths of despair. Part of being fierce is learning to deal with those occasional struggles. Here’s how to overcome anxiety, stress, and mild depression with natural, drug-free strategies you can do at home. One of the sure-fire ways? Pick up a book. REV UP THOSE OVENS Cookies, muffins, banana bread, oh my! Here are a few of my favorite baked goods to make and share as well as a roundup of the best baking cookbooks in my kitchen. Because sometimes life calls for sugar. And carbs. And butter. And joy. PRETTY PLANTER IDEAS FOR SPRING When spring arrives, the urge to dig in the…

Rowan Coleman | Life in the Fast Lane
Uncategorized / September 23, 2009

Saturday 19th September 11.30 a.m Shhhh….my month old baby boy, Freddie, is asleep. As blissful as it is to see him snoozing, content after a feed, this poses something of a problem for me. All the experts agree that when your new baby sleeps you should sleep, but as delightful as the prospect of a few snatched minutes of dreamless oblivion seems, were I to doze off now then all the million things that need to be done – a mountain of baby clothes laundry, a month’s worth of house work, a guest blog for Fresh Fiction and not to mention the beginings of a new novel – will not get done. Again. And the sun will set on another day when I consider myself a high achiever for having got myself dressed in time to get my eight year old daughter to school and back again whilst remembering to brush my hair – a consideration that is probably not that accurate now that the world now seems to be entirely populated by women (Yummy Mummies, as they are known in the UK) who emerge half an hour after childbirth, with a washboard stomach, hair perfect, on trend outfit color…