Archive for July, 2016

Sleep Apnea – My Chat with Dr. Susheel Patil at John Hopkins University School of Medicine by Robin Gorman Newman


In an effort to continue to educate myself about sleep apnea, to further my desire to treat my case and to share with others who may benefit, I've been speaking with medical practitioners who are not treating me at present but are experts in the arena. I had the pleasure to ...

Healthy Living for Later Moms


Motherhood is always challenging, and even more so for mothers who are in their late 30s, 40s, and 50s. In addition to having less energy to work with, older moms are dealing with different health issues than younger moms and often take longer to recover from having a baby. Here ...

Sleep Apnea – Medical Insight: My Chat with Dr. David M. Rapoport by Robin Gorman Newman


In an effort to continue to educate myself about sleep apnea, to further my desire to treat my case and to share with others who may benefit, I've been speaking with medical practitioners who are not treating me at present but are experts in the arena. I had the pleasure to ...

boys of summer by Pamela Francis


Summers were like a box of chocolates when I was growing up. You never knew what you were going to get. Would it be a total bore, rife with disappointments and nothing to write about later when the "what did you do this summer" questions arose? Would it be a ...

Meet Later Mom: Rachel Lehmann-Haupt


AGE: 46 RESIDENCE: Northern California CHILD: A Son, Age 4 Rachel Lehmann-Haupt is one of America’s premier experts on the future of family life, career timing, and the influence of science and technology on fertility and pregnancy, and is widely credited with coining the phrase ‘DIY Mom.’ An in-demand speaker and journalist, her writing ...

My Latest Fab Finds by Robin Gorman Newman


BOOGIE BOARD I love this fun and totally cool product!  And, my 13 year old recently got his hands on it, and he now wants one. Forget notepads or sticky notes.  Enter Boogie Board.  You write on the pressure-sensitive LCD screen with the included stylus, or even your fingernail, without wasting ...

Guest Blog Post: Perfectly Fertile Timing: An Antidote to the Panic of the Last Good Egg by Julia Indichova


As an aspiring actress I spent most of my twenties and early thirties struggling to support myself. My elderly father, a recent emigrant, propelled by his own powerlessness and a wish to see me settled, never missed a chance to remark, “You know, once a woman hits thirty, something happens; ...

Approaching Menopause with Positivity by Carol E. Wyer, author, Grumpy Old Menopause (Book Excerpt)


One of the most frightening experiences I had was my first panic attack, also referred to as panic disorder. I believed I was going to die from a heart attack. Because of the hormonal fluctuations occurring inside the menopausal woman’s bodies, several physical and psychological effects take place, and panic ...

The Quest for the Seven Teeth: Accomplice, An Adventure Theater Co: Review by Amy Wall Lerman


There’s magic in the air!  At least there was yesterday in New York City’s Central Park when I took my eight year old son to see the Accomplice production of “The Quest for the Seven Teeth.” Okay, I say “I took” him “to see” it, but that’s not exactly the ...