The hub and I were in desperate need for a new mattress. After much deliberation and research, we opted to try an Ecosa. Why? Because we could customise it to the firmness we wanted, and they had a great guarantee...
Lou's Place, a unique community-based refuge for women in Sydney, needs your help. Here at 50sowhat we are passionate about helping incredible charities such as Lou's Place. If you can help please do, it means the world to the...
I could go all mushy on you, but I won't because it goes without saying that I'm grateful for my family, my husband and my friends and all the good stuff like that (I mean really, that's just common...
I first wrote this story nearly 10 years ago. It’s taken me this long to publish it. Why? Because I was heartbroken, I was sad and yes, I felt ashamed. Losing a pregnancy (this was my third) is hard, it’s...
A good night's sleep is extremely underrated. It's imperative for our health, our well-being and our mental state. During perimenopause and menopause sleep is crucial. It's basically the difference between getting though the next day or not, but it...
I’m no stranger to adversity – I saved my husband from a house fire, watched him die and come back to life, supported my mum through chemotherapy, grieved the loss of loved ones, faced financial crisis and suffered my...
Nearly half a million Australians aged 51 to 65 are estimated to have had their jobs impacted by Covid-19, and urgent action is needed to arrest the slide. That's the finding of a comprehensive study by the charity Brotherhood of...
Reading the Sunday paper this morning, I came across an article about how Covid was so good for this particular person (who happened to be a local celebrity), in that it gave her time to slow down, to reflect,...
If you are anything like me, you would have been washing your hands every five minutes lately (okay, not every five minutes, but a lot), and using a lot of hand sanitiser - as most shops now ask you...
Hey there, it’s me again, BL (baby lesbian). You might remember my story back in May for International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. I’m the recently single mum who came out. Well, so it now turns out I’m a 52-year-old...