GUEST BLOG POST: Filling Your Child’s Memory Bank by Susan Newman, Ph.D.


(Adapted from Little Things Long Remembered: Making Your Children Feel Special Every Day by Susan Newman, Ph.D.)   Life swirls at a hectic pace, putting a high premium on finding family time. Amid busy schedules, technology steals more available time than ever before. With so many young children—and parents—enamored with the mesmerizing ...

Guest Blog: Motherhood in Good Time by Susanne Paola Antonetta, author, Make Me a Mother


            When my son Jin was fourteen, and at the age where the meanest thing he could think of  to say occasionally popped out of him--like a stone busting out of a tumultuous dam-- he once or twice said to me, “You are too old. You’re too old to understand ...

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 ...

Perspective by Sharon O’Donnell


While I was 'tracked out' of school from my job as a Teaching Assistant at a year-round elementary school, I decided to take care of a few doctors' appointments. There was a knot on my lower arm that I'd had for years, and although it was harmless, I wanted to ...

Just GR8 by Peggy Bogaard Lapp


A few weeks ago my good friend posted a cryptic comment about teaching children about how things are not what they seem. Her point was that children, however many times told not to do something, may still do it, as they are impulsive, and have no ability to think rationally ...