You’ll Grow Out Of It by Jessi Klein (Book Excerpt)


From YOU’LL GROW OUT OF IT by Jessi Klein. Copyright © 2016 by the author and reprinted with permission from Grand Central Publishing. All rights reserved.   TRYING I have always hated the phrase We’re trying, which couples generally use to describe their attempts at conceiving a child. I used to think it was ...

Opportunity Seeking Starts Early by Richard Rende, PhD and Jen Prosek (Excerpted from Raising Can-Do Kids)


So how can we foster opportunity seeking in our children? For decades, scholars have articulated a model for teaching children how to take forays into the unknown and deal with life’s uncomfortable or risky moments. Attachment theory, as it is called, dates back to the seminal work of John ...

Miracle Baby…Worth the Effort and More by Renee Divine, Motherhood Later Chapter Head, Minneapolis


In 2009, at the ripe old age of 41, my husband and I tied the knot. Before we got married we agreed that we would try to get pregnant right away and if it didn’t happen for us we would explore adoption. We both agreed that IVF and other modes ...

GUEST BLOG POST: Surprising Sources of Calcium by Glade Curtis, MD and Judith Schuler, M.S., authors, Your Pregnancy after 35


Calcium is important in the diet of every woman, especially women in their 30s and 40s. During pregnancy, your needs increase because your developing baby requires calcium to build strong bones and teeth, and you need calcium to keep your bones healthy. The daily requirement for a non-pregnant woman is ...

GUEST BLOG POST: Aging with Grace and Vitality by Claudia Spahr, later mom and author, Right Time Baby


Are you also tired of hearing that stereo-typical comment; “Older mothers are selfish because they won’t be around long enough for their kids”? You know what? It’s actually NOT true. Studies show that if you have your child over 40 you’re four times more likely to reach the age of 100. Apart ...