Welcome to Alive in the Middle
My name is Tara and I’m a 40 something single mama living in Western Australia with my 3 kids, 2 cats and a very naughty beagle.
My career background has mostly involved wedding and event planning, but I’m a bit of a jack-of-all trades, having also worked in admin, sales, retail and hospitality.
I’m finding now, though, as so many of us have, is that employers and society in general seem to consider 40+ women to be “on the shelf” when nothing could be further from the truth! We have more to offer now than we ever have, and that is what has inspired this blog.
I want us to embrace this stage of our lives, to celebrate what we have done and learned, and to have a hell of a lot of fun planning what we want to learn and do next. No one is putting me on any shelf, girlfriend, I’m just getting warmed up, so pull up a chair, pour yourself a cocktail and let’s celebrate being Alive in the Middle!
To empower women to embrace life after 40 with mind, body, soul and as much laughter as possible.
“Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.”
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Last updated: September 20, 2017
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