Friday, 1 January 2016

WELCOME TO CRESTING THE HILL

crestingthehill.com.au ~ a blog for women in midlife and beyond

WHO AM I?

My name is Leanne and I'm a fifty something midlife blogger and to paraphrase Steve Miller.....

I'm a grinner
I'm a singer
I'm a lover
And I'm a pinner
I do my blogging in the sun

I smile a lot because life is great, I sing all the time (loudly and completely out of tune!) I love my husband, my kids, my grandbaby and my cats with all my heart, and I pin like there is no tomorrow. I’m also a true blue Aussie so I definitely do most of my blogging in the sun.

MORE ABOUT ME

I reached the grand old age of 50 a few years ago and had the choice of sinking into middle age or celebrating it. I chose to celebrate and from there I started cresting the hill at the end of 2014. I found my voice again and in the process I connected with women all over the world who were also enjoying this great adventure that is midlife. If you feel like you're finally coming up for air after years/decades of being "all things to all people", then this is the place for you! 

I used to define my life by saying I was a wife, or a mother, or by what I did as my profession. Now I define myself on my own terms - as a woman in my own right. I'm discovering who I am, and I'm really liking that person! It's like I've reached the "crest of the hill" in life, the climb is behind me and the view stretches out in front.

SOME POSTS YOU MIGHT LIKE TO PERUSE

If you're new to my blog here's a few posts to get you started - I hope you'll be back for more and we'll get to connect - please feel free to leave a comment - I love them.

MIDLIFE DISCOVERIES



MARRIAGE AND FAMILY




GENERAL MUSINGS




GUEST POSTS

Re-discovering myself has resonated with a surprising number of other women and my posts have been featured in Midlife Boulevard and the Millers Seeing Me Project and I've guest posted on other midlife blogs

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM CRESTING THE HILL

If you feel like you need new direction or a breath of fresh air, then join me on this journey of re-creating ourselves. I aim to be a woman who is gracious and grateful, kind and considerate of others, fun and always having a smile to share, loving to my family and friends, and also knowing my boundaries and being true to myself.

I'll be sharing tips on how to find the sunshine in life, prompts on appreciating the many blessings that come our way, stories from my life and family, and so much more. Please feel free to join the conversation in the comments section because connection is what midlife is all about.

LET'S MAKE A CONNECTION

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If you'd like to connect on facebook then just click here: cresting the hill facebook page 

If you'd like to contact me feel free to send me an email at leanne.lecras@gmail.com 


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