Meet Later Mom Dina Lewis


AGE:  53 RELATIONSHIP STATUS:  Single RESIDENCE:  Chicago AGE OF YOUR DAUGHTER: 9 years Did you always want to be a mom?  I always wanted to be a mom, I just didn’t know when it would happen.  I spent my 20's and 30's figuring myself out and then building a career.   When I was ...

Brotherly Bonding Despite an Age Gap by Sharon O’Donnell


[caption id="attachment_30970" align="alignleft" width="225"] (David, 26; Jason, 20; and Bill, 29 at a recent Carolina Hurricanes hockey game.)[/caption] I remember when I was pregnant with my third son, knowing he would be nine years younger than my oldest son and six years younger than my middle son, and I worried about ...

Diary of a Midlife Mom – September 2020 by Lin Griffith


My story begins like many other women.  As a little girl, I dreamed of marrying my prince charming one day, happily raising at least 4 children all while being the perfect wife and mom.  Sound familiar? Fast forward about 20 years, and lo and behold, I was finding myself going through ...

Meet Later-in-Life Mother Suziette Ukey-Agazie: Interview by Robin Gorman Newman


YOUR NAME: Suziette Ukey-Agazie AGE: 42 RELATIONSHIP STATUS: Married NAMES/AGES OF CHILDREN: Wayne/23 and Warren/2 RESIDENCE: Lagos,  Nigeria I love to tell stories and as such, have written for an array of mediums. I have over 10 years experience writing for the stage, advertising and creative writing. I also blog, create content for social media, ...

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 ...