Meet Later Mom: Ondine Landa Abramson


NAME: Ondine Landa Abramson AGE:  48 RELATIONSHIP STATUS:  Married RESIDENCE:  South Orange, NJ CHILD'S NAME/AGE:  E., 10 I’m the President and Executive Producer of Stage17.tv a recently-launched new digital entertainment channel. Stage17.tv is a "hub of must-see web series" (USA Today) aiming “to lure a demographic of 25-to-54-year-old females by using Broadway as a jumping-off point,” ...

KID STUFF: Cool Finds by Robin Gorman Newman


From Lassie to Old Yeller to Rin Tin Tin to Marley, dogs have stolen our attention and our hearts. In real life, our own pets are more than just canine companions; they are members of our family. And for some, they are heroes and brave servants. In Man’s Best Hero, ...

Kids Making Like-Minded Friends by Robin Gorman Newman


It's not always easy making friends who are "keepers," so to speak. I've learned over the years that not everyone is meant to be in our lives forever...sometimes they come in 'n out so they and/or we can learn from the relationship.  I've always been somewhat sensitive and at times have ...

Guest Blog Post: Three Steps to Your Desire as a Mother by Judith Joy, author, Surviving Your Teenager…and Being Happy Anyway


Are you are looking for a new way to "deal with" your children?  What if it's not about your children?  What if what you are looking for is a feeling within yourself that you can have.no matter what your children are doing? (And they will be doing lots of crazy stuff ...

Meet Later Mom: Rachel Siegel


NAME: Rachel Siegel AGE: 39 RELATIONSHIP STATUS: Married RESIDENCE: Great Barrington, MA CHILDRENS NAMES/AGES: George, 4, Patrick, 1 1/2 I am an actor, writer, and audiobook narrator. Some stuff I feel proud of: my theatre work here and in the UK, my three episodes of Chappelle’s Show, but especially the comedy ...

GUEST BLOG POST & BOOK GIVEAWAY: A Different Take on Kids with ADD, ADHD, OCD & Autism by Anne Maxwell, LCSW, RPT-S, author, Would You Teach a Fish to Climb a Tree?


Has your child been diagnosed with ADD, ADHD, OCD and/or Autism? Were you told that it was a disability? Do you wish that your child could simply be “normal” and yet at the same time, do you love him utterly for who he is? Do you wish he could just ...

Setting the Bar to Wonder Woman – By Vicky Dal Molin


Last Friday after what was one of the craziest weeks I have had I arranged to meet some of the August Mum’s (whom I had mentioned in a previous post). Mind you this was after I rescheduled the entire group from Thursday to Friday after a last minute work meeting ...

Turkey, Deer, and 50 Goldfinches, Oh My! by Lori J. Loesch


Country Living At It's Best I complain a lot about living in the country, but it's days like these that make it all worth the hardships. In fact, I don't remember any hardships when I open wide the blinds and see, oh I don't know exactly, but I counted fifty Goldfinches ...

GUEST BLOG POST: The Warrior and the Butterfly by Darah Zeledon


I received a most special gift last week from a very insightful reader. All wrapped up in a shimmering gold jewelry box was a chain affixed with the letter W accompanied by a lovely butterfly pin. “Dearest Darah,” the hand-written note began, “You are a warrior, but do not lose ...

Help, I’m having a baby at 42! by Lori Loesch


I have been asked to blog for Motherhoodlater.com, and I couldn't be happier.  I have always wanted to be a writer.  I never pursued that dream, but I write a lot, and always kept the idea in my heart. I married my husband when I was 27 years old.  We married ...