Tagged: aging

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Guest Post: On Turning 50

by Jenny Atkinson Jenny Atkinson served as Editor-in-Chief of Exponent II for three years, from 1997-1999. She was 27 years old when she took the helm, making Jenny the youngest editor in our 44...

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On Aging: A Poem for My Daughters

“You don’t look your age,” they say, When I reveal that I’m forty-two. But my body has begun to betray me. Gray hair is just the beginning: Reading glasses. Body, back, and foot aches....

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Four Decades

I’m turning 40. I am glad I will be 40, especially when I consider that the only other alternative for me at this point would be death. Still, it can be hard to celebrate...

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Guest Post: Forty

by Libby (On a three-child-induced career sabbatical, Libby spends her time sewing lavish Halloween costumes, reading, and volunteering on the board of her daughter’s cooperative preschool. She lives near Boston.) I got a pedicure...

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Some Things Do Get Better With Age

by Caroline The other night, some friends and I were discussing getting older, and a few of us concluded that our 30’s were pretty great, compared with our angst filled 20’s. I just turned...

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Your Mom's Jeans

I struggle constantly with trying to balance my desire to dress fashionably with my need to dress comfortably and appropriately for my age. And I have a few pairs of “Mom Jeans” [Note:Though none...