New Humor Book About Mid-Life Moms by Sharon O’Donnell


  It's been a long journey getting my second humor book published, but it was finally released this week. Please Don't Let Me Be the Oldest Mom in the PTA is my take on the humorous and poignant moments of being a 'later' mom, complete with those times when I was ...

Size Evidently Does Matter by Sharon O’Donnell


I've had a Facebook page for years and have had a Twitter account for several years too, although I don't know how to use all the Twitter or my I Phone's features. One of my nephews recently showed me how to take a photo of a screen shot of a ...

Tick Tick Tick…. Where does time go? By Vicky Dal Molin


So it’s been quite a while since I last wrote and for that I feel extremely slack and take full responsibility for. I just cannot believe how much time has passed by without me realizing. I kept putting off and putting off finishing my blog each week and now we ...

Budget Birthday Party by Conlee Ricketts


Summer 2012: The downside of a summer birthday is that all my daughter’s friends are on family vacations and usually can’t come to the party. We send out a dozen invitations and pray that about 8 girls can come, and then end up with 4-5 that are in town for ...

Call Me…Maybe by Conlee Ricketts


I set my ringer to “Vintage,” turned off all my other phone alerts and went to bed. I had decided to try a day without texts, emails and social media. I announced on Facebook that if anyone needed me they would actually have to call me. I knew my “absence from ...

Adventures in Attachment Parenting: Feeling The Pressure by Allison Silver


It seems like everywhere I turn lately all anyone is talking about is having a second child. Not only is it the primary topic of conversation amongst many of the moms that I hang out with but I've also seen it mentioned in a few well known parenting magazines lately ...

Late Walker, Late Talker, Just Right by Cat Reilly


At the birthday party last night, Doodle toddled excitedly up to our neighbor, turning two, and yelled, “goolie goolie goolie!” in his low, guttural, forced-air voice.  That’s a normal birthday greeting, right? Doodle is 19 months old, but I can no longer say he isn’t talking yet: we have just added a ...

Creating a Legacy by Robin Gorman Newman


[caption id="attachment_8333" align="alignleft" width="103" caption="Kristin Chenoweth (photo by Getty Images)"][/caption]Though I feel like I have much on my plate these days, I spent a lovely afternoon with a close friend this week attending a very inspiring event in NYC.  Originally we both feared it might be depressing, but didn't share ...

Adventures in Attachment Parenting: Happy to be Older and Wiser by Allison Silver


I never knew before the birth of our daughter how much I would love being a mom. This past year I have even thought, “Maybe we shouldn’t have waited so long to have our first child. Maybe we should’ve had our first child earlier.” I started thinking about it again ...

How Downward Dog Makes Me a Better Mom by Dina Ramon


 I don’t claim to have been a yoga enthusiast for all of my adult life but I respect and appreciate all of the physical and mental benefits that yoga has to offer, and practiced it on and off over the years. I should have been more committed. Years of running ...