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Blogging at Midlife, it Just Gets Better

During our first year at Grown and Flown, we have expanded our world with all the amazing writers we met. Here are our 9 favorite posts from their 2012 blogs.

Lisa, of Grown and Flown, writes: The single best thing about our first year blogging has been expanding our world with all of the amazing writers we have met. The second best thing, is reading their work. In that spirit we have gathered some of the best reading we found in 2012.

Before this year we may have been forgiven for thinking that blogging was for the young. But if the last 365 days have taught us anything it is that wisdom, insight and humor are the province of those who speak from experience and have the grace to share it. And isn’t that what makes the very best writing?

These are pieces that touch upon the truths that unite us, they speak to us in both the universal and the personal. We have listed nine posts, for no good reason, as surely the list could run to a thousand. Happy Reading and Happy New Year, and in no particular order:

1. Kara Gebhart Uhl provided us with the inspiration for one of our own posts. While she is speaking here to much younger parents, the message of being on guard against smugness and humbled by what life dishes out is a perennial one.

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