Meet Later Mom Jeryl Prescott Gallien


AGE: 56 RELATIONSHIP STATUS: Married RESIDENCE: North Hollywood AGES OF YOUR CHILDREN:  Gave birth to two boys, 17 & 15 years old – I also have four bonus children with my husband of two years – 17, 26, 31 & 34 For details on Jeryl's background as an actress, visit https://imdb.me/jerylprescott. What was your road to parenthood like?  ...

High Five Discipline: Positive Parenting for Happy, Healthy, Well-Behaved Kids


Chapter 4 - Top Model You’re always live when it comes to your kids watching you. They have front row seats to your conversations and interactions with others. They are privileged to who you really are, behind closed doors. They watch what you watch on TV and learn your opinions from ...

BFF or NRF (Not Really Friends)? A Girls Guide to Happy Friendships, By Jessica Speer (Book Excerpt)


Chapter 9: Making New Friends Sophie’s Story—Always the New Kid “My mom has a job that makes our family move almost every year. I’ve been to four schools already. Just when I get used to a new town, new school, and new friends, I have to start over. I get really ...

Am I Destined to be a Bad Parent? by, Bailey Gaddis, author, Asking for a Pregnant Friend (Book Excerpt)


All too often, pregnant women and the mothers of newborns have questions they are too ashamed or scared to ask their doctors, friends, mothers, and sisters. What is that smell? Is the fetus really okay when I have sex? What should I do if I’m sad about my baby’s gender? Why ...

Mommin’ It by Harriet Shearsmith (Book Excerpt)


Reprinted with permission from Mommin’ It by Harriet Shearsmith, Kyle Books 2021 Let’s talk chores When I first became a mum, I never really thought of chores as something that was a controversial or debatable topic. Your kids live in the house, they will one day have 
to live alone – be ...

The ABCs of Being Mom by Karen Bongiorno (Book Excerpt)


It takes strength and stamina to be a mother. It is a continuing journey, and you need to pace yourself. Eat healthy foods, get sufficient rest, take time to relax and unwind. It’s a big challenge to take care of both yourself and your child, so you need to maintain ...

Overcoming the Mom-Life Crisis: Ditch the Guilt by Nina Restieri (Book Excerpt)


Excerpted from Overcoming the Mom-Life Crisis: Ditch the Guilt, Put Yourself on the To-Do List, and Create A life You Love by Nina Restieri, courtesy of Post Hill Press.   Chapter 11: Secret Weapons All there is to do, right at this very moment, is to breathe in, breathe out, and kiss the ...

Filmmaker Shows Kids Don’t Have to Be Collateral Damage of Divorce: Interview with Ginger Gentile by Later Mom Melissa Couch Salim


  The documentary film is so well done. Parental Alienation is a topic now being shared and discussed as a result of your work over the years. Your first film, Erasing Dad, started the conversations in Argentina and now Erasing Family has a large U.S. and even wider global reach. Congratulations!!! ...

5 Tips for Moms and Dads on How to Learn Your Children’s Love Language by Later Dad Balint Horvath


Your role as a parent involves doing so much including giving them loads of love. But, how do you know what love language your child uses especially in those first few years of being a new parent? It can get even more confusing as your child grows older. I’m fortunate enough ...

Interview with Dr. Harvey Karp, author, The Happiest Toddler on the Block – by Melissa Couch Salim


Dr. Harvey Karp is one of America's most-trusted pediatricians and child development experts. He is also the founder and CEO of Happiest Baby, a smart-tech company, creator of SNOO and other parenting solutions.  Dr. Karp practiced pediatrics in Los Angeles for over 25 years. He is on the faculty of ...