An Interview with Ada Calhoun, author, Why We Can’t Sleep: Women’s New Midlife Crisis


In a few sentences, can you please tell us what Why We Can’t Sleep is about? Why We Can’t Sleep is a book for middle aged women who are having a hard time. If you’re sleepless, anxious, freaked out, broke, exhausted, or overwhelmed, this book is about all the reasons why ...

Approaching Menopause with Positivity by Carol E. Wyer, author, Grumpy Old Menopause (Book Excerpt)


One of the most frightening experiences I had was my first panic attack, also referred to as panic disorder. I believed I was going to die from a heart attack. Because of the hormonal fluctuations occurring inside the menopausal woman’s bodies, several physical and psychological effects take place, and panic ...

Pulling the Sheets Off My Sleep Apnea by Robin Gorman Newman


When my son was born, sleep deprivation was a given.  Between infant nighttime feedings and creatures that go boo in adolescent nightmares, my husband and I were regularly on call. Fast forward, my son is now a teen, and I’m a highly symptomatic peri-menopausal mother. As a later in life mom, I ...