Debbie Reinheimer

I’m a writer and consultant, wife, and mom of two young men. Most days it’s a battle between the me in my mind and the me in the mirror. I try to stay healthy through diet and exercise, but sometimes chocolate and the couch win. Laughter, reading, learning new things and spending time with family and friends keeps me happy.
Home and Family

Autism Awareness Month: Jonathan’s Story

A Michigan mom shares the story of her family’s journey with autism and how she wants more understanding for people like her son.

Three photos of a boy with autism growing up
Health and Wellness

The Calming Effect of Decluttering

Here are six tips on tackling clutter and organizing. If you’re dealing with items inherited from parents and items your grown children have left behind, these pointers are especially helpful.


When Age-Related Vision Changes Could Signal a Problem

Noticing changes in your vision as you approach middle age? Find out what’s normal and what might be a cause for concern.

Woman getting an eye exam

Four Strategies for Boosting Your Retirement Readiness

If you’re north of age 40, retirement planning takes on more financial urgency than it did in your 20s and 30s. Learn strategies to boost your nest egg now.

Older man and woman sitting on a park bench
Food and Recipes

Healthy Eating During Passover with Fruit Compote Recipe

Passover doesn’t have to be an unhealthy holiday. Read on for tips about how to add more nutrition to your festivities.


Keeping the Spark Alive After Decades Together

It can be hard to keep the romance alive in your relationship after decades together. Read on to discover why it’s worth working at and get real-life tips.

Couple in their 50s walking their dogs.

Hot Flashes and Hot Yoga – Reflections on Middle Age

If you’ve hit middle age, you’ve noticed some changes, some good and some not so great. In a new blog series, we’re going to help you celebrate where you are.

Three women doing yoga.

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