Archive for the ‘Later Mom Features’ Category

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), ...

Meet Later Mom: MJ Marggraff


RELATIONSHIP STATUS:  Married RESIDENCE:  Lafayette, California CHILDREN'S NAMES/AGES:  Blake, 23 years old; Annie, 21 years old Since childhood, I have been fascinated with airplanes, flight, and space. But my enthusiasm to fly was not something shared by my parents, who were terrified air travelers. When I was young, I mentioned my interests, but ...

Meet Later Mom: Shelley Ross


NAME: Shelley Ross RELATIONSHIP STATUS: Married RESIDENCE: New Canaan, CT and NYC, NY CHILDREN: Benjamin Simone 35; Kimberley Simone 33 Shelley Ross is an author, producer, network news executive producer (ABC Good Morning America, PrimeTime Live, CBS The Early Show). Entertainment producer/director of concert specials. Media consultant. President of The Cure ...