Andrea Bates

Andrea Bates

Writer. LCSW. Perpetual Volunteer.

Writing. Editing. Reading/book reviews. Mental health advocacy.

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9 national charitable organizations that need your support article

9 National Charitable Organizations That Need Your Support - Midlife Boulevard

These nine organizations could really use your support today.

Beachreads article

Five Books You Must Read This Summer - Midlife Boulevard

Looking for the perfect beach read? This list will help you find one!

Why should i attend a blogging conference  article

Should I Attend Blogging Conferences?

Considering attending a blogging conference sometime soon? Read this piece before you decide.

Take these 5 steps and start blogging article

Take These 5 Steps And Start Blogging

5 Simple Steps To Get Your Blog Off The Ground

Thirty five writing prompts for midlife women article

Thirty-five Writing Prompts for Midlife Women

Stuck in a writing rut? These prompts will work for you - midlife woman or not!

Managing grief during the holiday season article

Managing Grief During The Holiday Season

Five Ways to Process Your Grief This Holiday Season

5 historical fiction books article

5 Incredible Historical Fiction Recommendations

Looking for book suggestions? These five historical fiction books are the perfect choice for you today.

Sisterdear article

Book Review of Sister Dear by Laura McNeill

Book Review of Sister Dear by Laura McNeill

Volunteeropportunitiesatmidlife article

Midlife Boulevard - Volunteer Opportunities at Midlife

Volunteer Opportunities at Midlife: Looking for something to invest your time in? I've got a wonderful list of ideas for you.

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Andrea Bates on Midlife Boulevard

Email: Website: Good Girl Gone Redneck Andrea Bates is our Editor and is in charge of content for Midlife Boulevard. Andrea lives in North Carolina with her husband, daught…...

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In Defense of The Selfie

Selfies are an interesting topic. Some people avoid them like the plague. And I get it. I get why. But some people – like me – have grown to enjoy them. Let me fill you in on what led m…...

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10 Of Our Favorite Spring Recipes

With the nicer weather settling in – okay, for MOST of us – we’re looking for recipes that fill the need when it comes to lighter fare and easier prep time. Less time in the kitch…...

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Our Favorite Reads: Non-fiction

As one would guess, our group of women at midlife is filled with avid readers. I decided to take a moment to ask them to share some of their favorite books with me. Here is some of what they shared…...

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Weekend Reading: Love Stories

There are affiliate links throughout this post. If you make a purchase via one of these links you will be supporting Midlife Boulevard. We thank you in advance. Andrea blogs over at Good Girl Gone …...

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What To Pack For Your Next Conference

If you’re one of the many readers I’ll be connecting with at the Bloggers At Midlife (BAM) Conference this week – HELLO! – I can’t wait to see you / meet you!! And if …...