Guest Blog: What It’s Really Like to Have Twins at 50 by Tami Green


My absolutely, positively, adorable, twin girls are feeding me baby carrots. They are seriously cute, and they are my best little friends, but it was hard as hell to have them at my age. They are not my only children. Nor are they the only babies I had “later in life.” ...

Meet Later Mom Filmmakers of Pushing Motherhood: Sybil Azur and Linda Cevallos-French


While I have yet to watch the new (81 minute) feature film documentary from Tempo Entertainment, Pushing Motherhood (now on Vimeo on Demand), it certainly sounds compelling, and I wanted to share a Q&A with the two filmmaker later moms.  It tells the true story of best friends embarking on ...

Meet Later Mom: Actress/Author/Artist/Philanthropist Jane Seymour


Actress, producer, artist, designer, philanthropist, and mother of six, Jane Seymour, 64, is a multiple Emmy and Golden Globe winner, known for her roles in Live and Let Die, Somewhere in Time, East of Eden, and the acclaimed television drama Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman. Her love of art has ...

August 2013 Profile: Nina Davenport


YOUR NAME:  Nina Davenport AGE:  46 RELATIONSHIP STATUS: Single RESIDENCE:  Brooklyn, NY CHILD’S NAME/AGE:  Jasper, 4   I'm a documentary filmmaker.  My most recent film, FIRST COMES LOVE, premiered on HBO July 29th:  www.firstcomeslovemovie.com What does your child think of your work?  What led you to make your film, and what is the message you want viewers ...

June 2013 Profile: Nia Vardalos


AGE:  50 RELATIONSHIP STATUS:  Married to actor Ian Gomez RESIDENCE:  California CHILD’S NAME/AGE:  Ilaria, 8 (adopted at age 3)  Nia Vardalos, a “later mom,” is the Academy Award and Golden Globe nominated actress and writer of My Big Fat Greek Wedding. An alumnus of The Second City comedy theater, she also starred in ...

When I’m 64, Will I Still Want One More? by Melissa Swedoski


What's one more? Have one more. You won't even notice. It's just one more. Come on, you've got time for one more. Since about 20 minutes after the birth of our youngest baby girl in May 2012, I've been pondering if I want to have another. Baby, that is. After all, ...

Mumbling through the mayhem of motherhood after 40 by Melissa Swedoski


My baby girl turned 1 on Sunday. Um, I didn't give her permission to do that. Although she rarely asks my opinion on anything. She pretty much blinks at me when I tell her what to do. But she's the best cuddlebug ever, so I find it really hard to ...

First-time Mom at Age 50 and Beyond – by Margaret Hart


I visited a good friend recently who I have known for going on 20 years. We first met when we were both fresh out of college, single, and living and working in New York City. In those days, we were both focused on our careers and not thinking seriously about ...

Siblings Welcome by Margaret Hart


My seven-year-old son has been talking about wanting a sibling since he was old enough to understand where babies come from, and to witness many of his friend's mothers pregnant and later, giving birth. All around him, in his playgroups and at school, his friends were becoming big brothers and ...