Archive for the ‘Later Dads’ Category

Meet Later Dad: Tom LaMarr


NAME:  Tom LaMarr AGE:  “A youthful 61” RELATIONSHIP STATUS: Married RESIDENCE:  Colorado CHILDREN: Evelyn, an even more youthful 13 The median age for becoming a parent has climbed, and Tom LaMarr is the reason. This Colorado dad was nearly 48 when he met his daughter, which makes him even older now. GEEZER DAD, his memoir ...

BOOK EXCERPT: Geezer Dad by Tom LaMarr


GOOD NEWS BAD NEWS (excerpt from Chapter One of Geezer Dad) If it wasn’t the boldest decision anyone ever made, it was big for us. After years spent discussing, debating, and generally overthinking our options, we would stop trying to not have a baby. We would place our fate in nature’s ...

Meet Later Dad: Claude Knobler


NAME:  Claude Knobler AGE:  49 RELATIONSHIP STATUS:  Married 20 Years RESIDENCE:  Los Angeles, CA CHILDRENS NAMES/AGES:  Clay 18.  Grace 16.  Nati 16. (Note: Claude was 39 when they adopted Nati, his third child.) I am the author of More Love, Less Panic: 7 Lessons I Learned About Life, Love, and Parenting After We Adopted Our Son from Ethiopia.  You ...

All About the Dad by Margaret Hart


This week it's all about the Dad.  A Dad who is making a change in his professional career, and moving on to bigger and better things, as is often said when one makes a positive career change. For my son, it's more about a Dad who, as a result of ...

Meet Later Dad: Jay Kordich


NAME: Jay Kordich AGE: 90 RELATIONSHIP STATUS: Married RESIDENCE: Bellingham, WA CHILDREN’S NAMES/AGE: John Kordich, 29 years old and Jayson Kordich, 27 years old At the age of 25 and a competitive athlete, I was diagnosed with bladder cancer and told I may not have long to live. I went to see Dr. Max Gerson who was treating ...

Later Dads: The Blessing That They Are by Heather Bowles


Good Saturday evening, Later Moms and Dads. I hope you're taking it easy in this heat! Today, as I sit here typing this, deciding what to say to and about my partner in parenting, he is across the room, reading to our daughter. Without his diversionary tactics, I fear I ...

A Tribute to ‘Daddy Later Than Sooner’ by Dina Ramon


Since Father’s Day is on Sunday it’s all about Daddy this week, especially the ‘later than sooner’ Dads out there because they’re also part of this older, first-time parenting experience and undoubtedly share many of the same emotions and concerns as ‘later moms’…like staying physically healthy and mentally sharp for ...

Meet Later Dad: Scott Ellis


AGE: 54 CURRENT RELATIONSHIP STATUS: Partnered BIO: Associate Artistic Director Roundabout Theatre Company; Director/Executive Producer of Showtime’s cable television series Weeds; Five-time Tony-nominated theatre director.  His current directorial endeavor is Broadway musical The Mystery of Edwin Drood. NAMES/AGES OF CHILDREN: 3 year old twins, Charlotte and Parker RESIDENCE:  NYC What made you want to be ...

Meet Later Dad: Darren Lisiten


NAME:  Darren Lisiten AGE:  43 RELATIONSHIP STATUS:  Married RESIDENCE:  Long Island, New York CHILD’S NAME/AGE: Caden, 19 months PROFESSION: I work as a business strategist and executive consultant to Krupp Kommunications, Inc., a PR and branding agency founded by Heidi Krupp, my wife, as well as work on other projects.  I had a previous business in design and manufacturing ...

ROBIN RAPS WITH: Dr. Edward “Ned” Hallowell, Later Dad, Author, ADHD Pioneer


  I'd like to start by saying it is a pleasure to speak with you today, and I appreciate your taking the time out of your "crazy busy" schedule.   We regularly feature later moms on our site, but with Father's Day soon approaching, I wanted to take the opportunity to chat ...