Archive for March, 2015

Spring is here! by Sharon O’Donnell


  Even though there are still a few cold snaps, for the most part, winter is over, and spring has arrived.  On a warm night in the 60s last week, I sat at baseball practice for my 14-year-old and relished the warm weather and the gorgeous purple and pick sunset over the ...

THAT BACHELORETTE SHOW Ticket Giveaway from MotherhoodLater.com


Need a fun moms night out with girlfriends?  Here ya go......MotherhoodLater.com is hosting a ticket giveaway for three (3) lucky winners.  Each receives four (4) tickets - you arrange the date.  The show runs on Saturday nights.  To enter: email robin@motherhoodlater.com.  put BACHELORETTE SHOW in the subject line.  Tell us why ...

Helping My Son Make the High Self Esteem Grade by Robin Gorman Newman


 My son, who recently turned 12, transitioned into public middle school this year, and it's been nothing short of challenging in more ways than I ever would have anticipated.We've had to change his classes, deal with the departure of a new teacher, bring in a learning specialist, create strategies for ...

Older Mom, Keeping Up With the Children, by Lori j Loesch


I'm a later than sooner mom.  That said, raising a family is tough, especially in this complicated world we live in.  Being an older mom, is tougher.  I am going through menopause, and it feels like it's killing me.  I feel like a stranger in my own body, the body ...

Being An Old Mommy by Maureen Eich VanWalleghan


Isn’t great how kids can keep it real? NOT, especially when it comes to age. One day in the bathroom my daughter let me know in a rather matter-of-fact way that I was an old mommy. I asked why she thought that. “Well you do have wrinkles like Grammie.” Ouch. ...

Tips for Helping Kids Have a Good Night’s Sleep by Leona S. Green


Aside from balanced diet and regular exercise, a kid should also have adequate sleep if you want him to grow up into a fine and healthy individual.But as a parent, you may realize that helping them sleep can be a not so easy task. With the toys, television shows, funny ...

Why Natural Baby Oil is What You Should Be Using by Billy Norris


 Baby oil is used to lessen the effects of chapping and chafing, but would it surprise you to know that many brands can actually block pores, worsen rashes, and even irritate sensitive skin? Parents have used it for decades on their babies without realizing that can actually be harmful. The ...

PRODUCT REVIEWS: GIFTS FOR MOM AND THE KIDS THEY LOVE by Robin Gorman Newman


Any avid cell phone user (and who isn't these days?!) who is away from their home or car knows the frustration of seeing a low percentage level on their cell phone’s battery. MyCharge, a Michigan-based manufacturer of portable charging solutions, has introduced the Razor Max, a portable device that charges ...

Show Review: Story Pirates by Margaret Hart


This past weekend I saw a wonderful performance at The NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts in New York City.  Part of the Skirball Center's Big Red Chair Family Series, “Story Pirates” featured a group of musical sketch comedy artists who brought a story to life based on the ...

Hot Flash Mom by Lori j Loesch


I'm very tired.  I feel worn out.  I've been dealing with Menopausal symptoms.  The hot flashes are the worst.  I can't sleep, or even take care of daily things.  My mood is very cranky.  I want to go to the Chiropractor, but, I'm looking for a new one, and I ...