Guest Blog Post: Remote and Flexible Work Opportunities for Later Moms by Georgene Huang


Motherhood changes our lives — whenever it happens — but it can be a particular shock to be a mother after a decade or more in the workplace. It’s common to hear that women are surprised at how they feel about their careers after the birth of their children, and ...

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 ...

GUEST BLOG POST: Are We Doing Too Much For Our Kids? by Rochelle Jewel Shapiro


You cut your child’s sandwich. You know the routine. He wants the crusts off the bread and the bread halved. Then it goes to wanting the sandwich quartered. That passes muster for awhile until he decides that under no circumstances should any peanut butter and jelly or melted cheese be ...

My Son: The Upside of Storm Sandy by Robin Gorman Newman


We live on Long island in New York, and like many in this state and others, we’ve lost power.  Today is day #10, and we remain without electric, heat, stove usage, hot water, cable or internet service.  Select food is running low at some grocery stores, and gas lines are ...

GUEST BLOG POST: Prep Your Child for Kindergarten Testing by Karen Quinn


(photo by David Drapkin) There is a controversy brewing in NYC over the city’s gifted and talented program. It seems that more Manhattan kids than ever are scoring in the 90th percentile and above on the test. Officials are blaming this score inflation on overzealous parents who are hiring toddler tutors ...