Sharon Greenthal

Writer

Education

B.A., English, San Diego State University

Introduction

  • Writer and editor focusing on parenting, midlife, empty nesting, and marriage
  • Named one of 20 inspirational women every woman over 60 should know
  • Creator of Empty House Full Mind and Midlife Boulevard

Experience

Sharon Greenthal is a writer covering issues for parents of young adults. A stay-at-home mom for 20 years, Sharon has channeled her passion for parenting into her writing, giving her a new direction at midlife. Sharon lives in her empty nest in Long Beach, California with her husband and their dogs, Lambeau and Higgins.

Sharon has been a guest on The Katie Couric Show, was named one of 20 inspirational women every woman over 60 should know about, and has been quoted in The New York Times and CNN.com, among other places.

Sharon launched her blog, Empty House Full Mind, in 2011. From there she began contributing to other sites and publications, including The Huffington Post, Purple Clover, Scary Mommy, and others. Sharon was featured in the anthology 50 Things to Do When You Turn 50.

She is a founder of the website Midlife Boulevard, where she was editor-in-chief for two years. Sharon is also the founder of the BAM Bloggers at Midlife conference, the only conference focusing on midlife women who blog.

Education

Sharon graduated from San Diego State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English.

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