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Does the advice ‘just follow your passion’ make you tired or are you weary of seeing middle aged women portrayed as helpless victims of their hormones? You’re not a Millennial, but you’re also not over the hill yet. Do you find yourself somewhere more in the...middle? Then join Lana, Jen, and Tara, who offer a fresh, positive take on mid life--because it’s not a crisis! Sandwiched between boomers and millennials, this podcast is for Gen Xers who know midlife isn’t about trying to look like they’re still in their twenties or wearing themselves out attempting to regain their youth. We’re proud of our wrinkles, scars, and saggy skin, because we’ve earned them! Join us as we discard society’s ideals about who we’re supposed to be and figure out this next exciting phase of our lives. Here’s Reinventing Midlife: They may not know the answers, but they’re going to talk about it anyway! Connect with Jen: www.jenmcdonald.net Connect with Tara: www.tarahowes.com Connect with Lana: www.lanasimmons.com

Does the advice ‘just follow your passion’ make you tired or are you weary of seeing middle aged women portrayed as helpless victims of their hormones? You’re not a Millennial, but you’re also not over the hill yet. Do you find yourself somewhere more in the...middle? Then join Lana, Jen, and Tara, who offer a fresh, positive take on mid life--because it’s not a crisis! Sandwiched between boomers and millennials, this podcast is for Gen Xers who know midlife isn’t about trying to look like they’re still in their twenties or wearing themselves out attempting to regain their youth. We’re proud of our wrinkles, scars, and saggy skin, because we’ve earned them! Join us as we discard society’s ideals about who we’re supposed to be and figure out this next exciting phase of our lives. Here’s Reinventing Midlife: They may not know the answers, but they’re going to talk about it anyway! Connect with Jen: www.jenmcdonald.net Connect with Tara: www.tarahowes.com Connect with Lana: www.lanasimmons.com
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Does the advice ‘just follow your passion’ make you tired or are you weary of seeing middle aged women portrayed as helpless victims of their hormones? You’re not a Millennial, but you’re also not over the hill yet. Do you find yourself somewhere more in the...middle? Then join Lana, Jen, and Tara, who offer a fresh, positive take on mid life--because it’s not a crisis! Sandwiched between boomers and millennials, this podcast is for Gen Xers who know midlife isn’t about trying to look like they’re still in their twenties or wearing themselves out attempting to regain their youth. We’re proud of our wrinkles, scars, and saggy skin, because we’ve earned them! Join us as we discard society’s ideals about who we’re supposed to be and figure out this next exciting phase of our lives. Here’s Reinventing Midlife: They may not know the answers, but they’re going to talk about it anyway! Connect with Jen: www.jenmcdonald.net Connect with Tara: www.tarahowes.com Connect with Lana: www.lanasimmons.com

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English


Episodes

Midlife Parenting: Leaving the Nest or Returning? What's Going On Here?

10/9/2018
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This week we’re talking about parenting in midlife. We have kids in all different ages and stages of life. How has your parenting style changed over the years? Are there things you wish you'd done differently? Parenting isn't easy, and just when you think you have the hang of it, the kids change again! Join Jen, Tara, and Lana as they discuss how parenting has changed for them over the years, what they'd do differently and the challenges they are facing raising fine upstanding citizens....

Duration:00:53:33

Are You Becoming Your Parents?

10/2/2018
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What do Boho Chic, dead plants and sourdough starter all have common? Tune in as Jen, Tara, and Lana discuss what's currently going on in their lives and some of their favorite places they've lived over the years! In the second half of the podcast we discuss the realities of turning into our parents. Are you turning into your parents or are you fighting against it? What worries you about it? Don't forget to hit that subscribe button on Apple Podcasts or follow us on Spotify and Stitcher!...

Duration:00:38:33

Where'd All My Friends Go?

9/25/2018
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This episode is all about bad haircuts and friendships, or the lack thereof. Our icebreaker this week is about the worst haircut, or style, we've ever gotten, and there have been some interesting ones with father figure bangs and burned hair. Did you lose a lot of friendships when you hit midlife? Are you searching for your "tribe"? Do you think friendship is important? Tune in to hear how our friendships have changed and if this is considered "normal" or...

Duration:00:51:09

Do Something That Scares You and How Our Roles Change Midlife

9/18/2018
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Do you feel restless and want to try something new, but are afraid of failing? Are you wondering if you're too old and "mature" to try a new adventure? Join Jen, Tara and Lana as they talk about what scares, and challenges, them to try new things or embody new midlife roles. Connect with Jen www.jenmcdonald.net Connect with Tara www.tarahowes.com Connect with Lana www.lanasimmons.com Mentioned in the podcast: Best of Next Door https://twitter.com/bestofnextdoor Running Like a...

Duration:00:40:41

Finding Your Passion: Workin' It or Over It?

9/10/2018
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Our Icebreaker this week is all about Mixtape Madness. Do you remember your first mixtape? How did you record your mixtape and on what medium (cassette, CD, etc?)? Could you use someone's mixtape as a way to discern their personality? Are you knee deep in midlife and wondering what your passion is? Or do you think you know what your passion is but don't know where to start? Join Jen, Tara and Lana as they talk about the concept of finding their passions and how the concept can be exhausting...

Duration:00:38:23

Where are the Positive Midlife Podcasts?

9/10/2018
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Join Jen, Tara and Lana as they share a little about themselves and how Reinventing Midlife came to be. Learn about their guilty pleasures, the article that sparked the Reinventing Midlife Podcast, and where they see themselves going in life without plastic surgery. Connect with Jen: www.jenmcdonald.net Connect with Tara: www.tarahowes.com Connect with Lana: www.lanasimmons.com

Duration:00:28:15

What is Reinventing Midlife - Trailer

9/4/2018
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Does the advice ‘just follow your passion’ make you tired or are you weary of seeing middle aged women portrayed as helpless victims of their hormones? You’re not a Millennial, but you’re also not over the hill yet. Do you find yourself somewhere more in the...middle? Then join Lana, Jen, and Tara, who offer a fresh, positive take on mid life--because it’s not a crisis! Sandwiched between boomers and millennials, this podcast is for Gen Xers who know midlife isn’t about trying to look like...

Duration:00:01:25