Archive for the ‘Later Mom Features’ Category

Meet Later Mom: Laurie Gelman


AGE:  53 RELATIONSHIP STATUS:  Very Happily Married RESIDENCE:  New York City DAUGHTERS’ NAMES/AGES: Jamie, 16 Misha, 13 Laurie Gelman was born and raised in the Great White North. She spent 25 years as a broadcaster in both Canada and the United States before trying her hand at writing novels. Laurie lives in New York City with ...

Meet Later Mom: Anna Fishbeyn


RESIDENCE: New York Children: Tamrian 5, Eliana 11 RELATIONSHIP STATUS: Divorced I’m a writer, actress, director and filmmaker.  Recently, my first novel, The Matrimonial Flirtations of Emma Kaulfield, was published by Arcade Publishing.  I’ve also written two plays, Sex in Mommyville, which opened at the Flea Theater and played at other New ...

Meet Later Dad Peter Shankman


Peter Shankman AGE: 44 RELATIONSHIP STATUS: Divorced RESIDENCE:  New York, NY CHILD’S NAME/AGE: Jessa, Age 4 Peter Shankman is a multiple-startup founder with several successful exits under his belt. He’s a best-selling author, focusing on the customer economy. He’s the founder of Help a Reporter Out (HARO,) the world’s largest source/journalist matching tool, and he ...

Meet Later Mom Jancee Dunn


AGE: 50 RELATIONSHIP STATUS: Married  RESIDENCE: Brooklyn, New York  CHILD’S NAME/AGE: Sylvie, 7 I write books, magazine articles, newspaper articles, and children's books. Visit janceedunn.net. What was your road to parenthood like?  It took a few years for me to get pregnant. I had anticipated that my pregnancy would be tough on my body at my ...

Meet Later Mom Lauren Dimet Waters


CHILDREN'S NAMES/AGE: Liam/7, Owen/5 RELATIONSHIP STATUS:  Married AGE:  49 RESIDENCE: NY I am the Editor-in-Chief of a fashion, beauty and lifestyle site for women over 35 who refuse to age without a fight called FountainOf30.com. What was your road to parenthood like?  My road to motherhood was miles long. My husband and I started trying ...

Meet Later Mom Carolyn Plum LeRoy


AGE: 44 (Turning 45 on 3/16) RELATIONSHIP STATUS: Single (divorced twice) RESIDENCE: Saratoga Springs, NY CHILD'S NAME/AGE: Emerald Warner Marshall, age 2 I was born in New York City to Warner and Kay LeRoy- creators and owners of Great Adventure, Tavern on the Green, Maxwell's Plum and The Russian Tea Room. I starting ...

Meet Later Mom: Monica Piper, Actress, Comedian and Writer


AGE: Buying firming creams at Saks RELATIONSHIP STATUS: Dog Lover RESIDENCE: Santa Monica, CA CHILD'S NAME/AGE: Jake/25 Stand up comedian and writer on Roseanne, Mad About You and Emmy Award-winning head-writer and producer of Rugrats.  Author and star of “Not That Jewish,” currently running Off Broadway. What was your road to parenthood like? After a ...

Meet Later Mom: Rachel Lehmann-Haupt


AGE: 46 RESIDENCE: Northern California CHILD: A Son, Age 4 Rachel Lehmann-Haupt is one of America’s premier experts on the future of family life, career timing, and the influence of science and technology on fertility and pregnancy, and is widely credited with coining the phrase ‘DIY Mom.’ An in-demand speaker and journalist, her writing ...

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 ...

Chatting with Actress, Author and Mom Valerie Bertinelli


I had the recent opportunity to interview Golden Globe award-winning actress and bestselling author, Valerie, 56, and I jumped on it, as I'm a long time fan of her work, whether from ONE DAY AT A TIME (which she starred in when she was 14 and ran for 9 years), ...