photo credit rawpixel Beware: old people having sex and they may be your parents! Empty nesting was supposed to mean running naked through the house. Sex with open doors. Kissing in the kitchen without the threat of a child’s scorn and loud, “Ew, that’s gross!” Instead, you find yourself with house-mates, your adult children! If …

Nightwear life too big for an Airstream!

Laura Lyster Mensh dreams of her empty nest life in an Airstream.  Freeing herself from stuff, she’s cleaned out most everything & is proud of her newly streamlined shelves. As she notes, the trash bags going out of her house are heavier than the shopping bags coming in! But what to do about her overstuffed pajama …

woman talking about sex

“Being interested in the topic of sex,” says Laura Lyster Mensh, “at my age, is neither sleazy nor pathetic. It’s a little bit heroic!” In Laura’s first podcast for Fiftiness she talks about the joy of talking about sex in her fifties! At Fiftiness, we’ve found that so many women wanted to talk about what’s …

4 Solutions To Dish-Duty Equity

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  Laura Lyster-Mensh confronts the final frontier for the modern feminist mother – Dish-Duty equity when your adult children live at home. Calling dish duty the lowest domestic position, she offers four solutions to managing the kitchen sink pile-up in today’s modern family of working adults, parents and children! Listen Here and share your family’s solutions in the …

Let’s face it: We have feathered the empty nest comfortable with a full, easily accessible fridge.  No wonder our children come back. Yet, if we’ve been successful as parents, we raised not only kids we genuinely like, but kids who like us as much. Connected by so much more than just Verizon and Netflix accounts, we …