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About Laurie Stone

Laurie Stone is a blogger and writer of fiction. Her essays have appeared in the Huffington Post, Midlife Boulevard, and Connecticut Post among others. Laurie blogs about midlife, family, and the ups and downs that come with growing up, growing older and (hopefully) growing wiser. Come visit "Musings, Rants & Scribbles" at

Recent Articles

6 Surprising Reasons to Welcome Failure

For most of us failure’s shameful, embarrassing, and even scary. Maybe it means you don’t have what it takes. Maybe this dream isn’t meant to be. What if everyone’s laughing or judging? r

5 Speed Bumps You Encounter on the Way to Your Dream (and How to Get Over Them)

We’ve all been there.
You want it so badly, you can taste it.
You’re so close to that dream, you can touch it.
But then something happens.

You hit a speed bump. r