Meet New Later-in-Life Dad Stephen McCall: Interview by Robin Gorman Newman, founder, MotherhoodLater.com


Stephen McCall AGE: 43 RELATIONSHIP STATUS: Single  RESIDENCE: Washington, D.C.  AGES OF YOUR CHILDREN: 11 & 15 I am a senior staffer for the U.S. Congress.  I also am a distinguished military veteran (US Air Force) and worked over 20 years in the Department of Defense as a civil servant. I was diagnosed with Tourette syndrome at age ...

Seeking Meaningful Ways to Engage Your Kids? Meet Andy Zurcher, Co-Founder, Kidiosity: Interview by Robin Gorman Newman, founder, Motherhoodlater.com (Two Months Free Opportunity)


  Kidiosity is such an interesting name.  Can you explain the inspiration Kidiosity is a mashup of Kids and Curiosity.  The inspiration comes from our kids, and all of the wonderful attributes that come from having a curious mind.  How different would the world be if we, as grown-ups, were able to ...

Special Kid to Super Kid by Ruthangela Bernadette (Book Excerpt)


The 10 Secrets of Unleashing Your Child’s Superpowers Hey, Ruthangela, it’s your future self here. How’s it going? I bet you’re wondering why I’ve contacted you out of the blue like this. Well, it’s pretty simple, you sent me. Your future self wanted you to know a few things that you ...

Dad’s Great Advice for Teens by Marc Fienberg (Book Excerpt)


Great Advice #3 “Spend Your 44 Hours Wisely”   Spend your free time on the things that will bring you lasting happiness, not just things that are fun in the moment.   “I don’t have time for that.” I hear it all the time, from teens and adults alike. But really? You don’t have time for ...

All In by Later Mom Ali Skylar


I was at a Motherhood Later Zoom gathering when one of the moms shared a bit about her parenting journey, and how an extremely challenging birth experience “birthed” an incredible commitment on her husband’s part to help make changes in the workplace. On a global scale, Josh Levs’ work has ...

KB Gymnasium Promotes Brain Growth in Kids by Kaili Sanderson


What was the inspiration to launch KB GYMNASIUM? KB Gymnasium, located in Brooklyn, is the brainchild of three fathers -- myself and my partners -- looking for innovative and educational activities for our kids. Even though we live in a city with one of the largest number of cultural attractions and ...

I Have (Had) Enough by Jeff Jacobson (Book Excerpt)


You wouldn’t snuggle into my chest. You’d push outward and challenge me with a feat of strength, crawl up onto my shoulder and look all around. I think you were trying to be at least as tall as me. I remember being proud of you back then because when other babies’ ...

Parenting Right From the Start by Dr. Vanessa Lapointe (Book Excerpt)


This has been adapted from Parenting Right From the Start: Laying a Healthy Foundation in the Baby and Toddler Years, 2019 by Dr. Vanessa Lapointe. Published by LifeTree Media.   Your Family History Though the first source of parental programming is inadvertently passed on by our parents, a second major source comes from ...

21st Century Parenting: A Guide to Raising Emotionally Resilient Children in an Unstable World by Rick Capaldi, MFT, PhD (Book Excerpt)


Chapter 11 21st Century Parenting in Review “There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings.” —Johann Wolfgang von Goethe   Remember school, tests, midterms, finals? If you were like many of us, you looked forward to the review prior to the ...

Guest Blog Post: Ten Conversations You Must Have with Your Son by Tim Hawkes (Book Excerpt)


CONVERSATION SIX: ACHIEVEMENT Most boys want to achieve and be successful. Poor things. They often don’t realise that success can be a bugger. Not long ago, my school had one of those stellar sets of Year 12 exam results that caused me to consider hanging up my mortar board and gown ...