Touching Down by Sharon O’Donnell


Yes, I know that parenthood is all about raising your children so that they are independent and can fly off on their own, ready to face the world and be successful. And of course, I want that for my kids.  Any parent would. I've been lucky that my two oldest ...

Guest Blog: Not Inconsequential by Amy McCready, author, The Me, Me, Me Epidemic: A Step-by-Step Guide to Raising Capable, Grateful Kids in an Over-Entitled World


Consequences are the steamed broccoli of the parenting world. We may initially love the idea of our kids’ learning valuable lessons from their mistakes and beginning to step up to their responsibilities. But when it comes to serving them up every day, consequences can be hard to choke down. What actually ...

Guest Blog Post: 10 Reasons Moms Need a Sacred Bath Break! by Paulette Kouffman Sherman


I’m a working mom of a 5 year old and 8 year old.  I had my kids when I was 36 and 39 years old.   Maybe that’s why I’m often tired.  I’m a psychologist and a writer, plus my commute to work is over an hour.  I can’t tell you ...

MOM THEATRE BLOGGER: ONE FUNNY MOTHER: Show Review by Robin Gorman Newman


The title of Dena Blizzard's new one woman Off Broadway show should be One HYSTERICAL Mother. Blizzard, a stand up comedian and 40 something New Jersey married mom of three, lets it all hang out, and then some, as she dishes about motherhood, marriage, friendship and more.  I cannot think of ...

Guest Blog Post: Think Like a Baby (Book Excerpt) by Amber Ankowski, PhD and Andy Ankowski


They say being a parent is a thankless job. But that’s nothing compared to what being a cartoon spokescharacter in a children’s cereal commercial must be like. Whether you’re a hungry rabbit being denied breakfast because it’s only “for kids,” or a leprechaun having your multicolored meal blatantly stolen from ...

Later Mom: Wouldn’t Change It If I Could By Lori Loesch


To watch me in action, especially when my daughter was younger, you would have thought that I had never raised a child in my life.  Enter my first born, he will soon turn twenty - one, and he made it through school.  With honors, I might brag!  I’m very proud ...

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 ...