Meet Later in Life Mother Amy Klein: Interview by Robin Gorman Newman


[caption id="attachment_29752" align="alignleft" width="300"] Amy Klein headshots in Central Park on March 8, 2020[/caption] AGE: 48 RELATIONSHIP STATUS: Married RESIDENCE: NYC I’m a journalist who writes about health and later, fertility. I had New York Times column following my journey through fertility and now a book, The Trying Game: Get Through Fertility Treatment and Get Pregnant ...

Through the Eyes of a Child by Later in Life Mother Liimu McGill


You’ve seen your toddler fall down while playing. What happens next? Sometimes kids barely notice when they fall. A tumble that might look scary to you doesn’t phase them—they bounce right back up and keep going. Sometimes they look to you for a reaction. If you stay calm, they realize they’re not ...

Waves of Mom Emotion by Robin Gorman Newman


It’s not a task I enjoy, but I started receiving warning messages stating my laptop storage is almost at capacity.  So….I’ve begun the painstaking process of email purging. I never would have thought that hitting the Delete key would inspire a piece….but I find myself at the keyboard feeling a wave ...

Meet Later in Life Mom: Laurie Gelman


AGE:  53 RELATIONSHIP STATUS:  Very Happily Married RESIDENCE:  New York City DAUGHTERS’ NAMES/AGES: Jamie, 16 Misha, 13 Laurie Gelman was born and raised in the Great White North. She spent 25 years as a broadcaster in both Canada and the United States before trying her hand at writing novels. Laurie lives in New York City with ...

Lonely in LA….and lovin’ it! by Wendy Sue Noah


Oh, how I love paradoxes, and how they help me and others step out of the “what’s normal” box. How can I be lonely and loving it, you ask? Good question! First, a little background for you. I am a social butterfly. Literally! My 13-year old son, Zak, asked me in ...

Meet Later Mom Filmmakers of Pushing Motherhood: Sybil Azur and Linda Cevallos-French


While I have yet to watch the new (81 minute) feature film documentary from Tempo Entertainment, Pushing Motherhood (now on Vimeo on Demand), it certainly sounds compelling, and I wanted to share a Q&A with the two filmmaker later moms.  It tells the true story of best friends embarking on ...

Meet Later Mom: Author Linda Goodnight


NAME: Linda Goodnight AGE: 65 RELATIONSHIP STATUS: Married RESIDENCE: Oklahoma CHILDREN’S NAMES/AGES: Victoria, 14, Masha, 18 and six more! Linda Goodnight is the award-winning, bestselling author of nearly fifty novels, including her latest, The Memory House. Her books center on broken people, the power of family and love, healing and redemption. She’s been a teacher ...

Meet Later in Life Mother Joan Lunden


AGE: 62 MARITAL STATUS: Married RESIDENCE: Greenwich, CT HUSBAND’S NAME: Jeff Konigsberg CHILDREN’S NAMES/AGES: Jamie – 31, Lindsay – 29, Sarah – 25, Kate and Max – 9, Jack and Kimberly – 7 Joan Lunden exemplifies today’s modern working woman. Since hosting ABC’s Good Morning America for nearly two decades, making her the longest running ...

August 2013 Profile: Nina Davenport


YOUR NAME:  Nina Davenport AGE:  46 RELATIONSHIP STATUS: Single RESIDENCE:  Brooklyn, NY CHILD’S NAME/AGE:  Jasper, 4   I'm a documentary filmmaker.  My most recent film, FIRST COMES LOVE, premiered on HBO July 29th:  www.firstcomeslovemovie.com What does your child think of your work?  What led you to make your film, and what is the message you want viewers ...

Raising Sensitive Boys by Maureen Healy


Does your son cry often? Or pull out all the tags from his shirts? Is he a picky eater? Does he prefer quiet play? Has he ever been labeled as “shy” or “overly sensitive” by someone close to him? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may ...