Diane W. Bailey is a Life Coach and co-founder of The Consilium, a group for women finding purpose in their second phase of life. She is the author of String of Pearls and 30 Days To A Better Stepfamily. She lives in the Deep South with her husband and enjoys overindulging their three grandchildren. As a stepfamily they have successfully raised four children to adulthood, though she admits there were times the definition of “success” need to be redefined. Her favorite things are fried okra, gumbo and any day at the beach with family. You can find her at www.dianewbailey.net, Facebook , and Twitter.