Navigating Adoption Later in Life – Meet Later Mom Melissa Couch Salim, founder, Baby Buzz Adoption Advisory & Head, Houston Chapter of MotherhoodLater.com: Interview by Robin Gorman Newman, founder, MotherhoodLater.com


Robin: What led you to adopt? Melissa: My road to adoption was a long and winding one with many speed bumps, hills and unexpected pot holes.  But I stayed the course as somehow, I knew in my heart adoption was for me.  What I didn’t realize is that by the time ...

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 ...

Decoding Boys by Cara Natterson, M.D. (Book Excerpt)


I am a big advocate of teaching kids about brain maturation and myelin. If the knowledge helps us as parents, imagine the difference it makes to a kid who can understand the why of his behavior. If you feel like you cannot teach the topic yourself, just have your teenager ...

Meet Later Mom to Be Jennifer Clary


YOUR NAME: Jennifer Clary AGE: 35 RELATIONSHIP STATUS: Single RESIDENCE: Los Angeles I am the co-founder and President of The Baby Box Co, which equips parents across the globe with vital education and resources timed to their child’s developmental milestones. 35% of all expecting parents in the USA, Canada, and UK register with our platform currently ...

Meet Later Dad: Tom LaMarr


NAME:  Tom LaMarr AGE:  “A youthful 61” RELATIONSHIP STATUS: Married RESIDENCE:  Colorado CHILDREN: Evelyn, an even more youthful 13 The median age for becoming a parent has climbed, and Tom LaMarr is the reason. This Colorado dad was nearly 48 when he met his daughter, which makes him even older now. GEEZER DAD, his memoir ...

I’m Tired By: Lori Loesch


    I'm tired of trying to be normal.  Tired of trying to do the normal things that normal families do with their kids.  I'm not normal.  I was not raised normal.  I am starting to understand just where I came from.  A horribly, dysfunctional, family upbringing.     My life is changing.  When ...

Meet Later Mom: Naomi Gryn


NAME: Naomi Gryn AGE:  53 RELATIONSHIP STATUS:  In a relationship (but not married) RESIDENCE:  London CHILD'S NAME/AGE: Sadie, aged 16 months  I'm a writer and documentary filmmaker. Occasionally I delve into radio as well.  Visit www.naomigryn.com. What was your road to parenthood like?  I'd always assumed that I would have children, but a ...

Meet Later Mom: Karen Amster-Young


NAME: Karen Amster-Young AGE: 48 RELATIONSHIP STATUS: Married RESIDENCE: NYC CHILD’S NAME/AGE: Alison Young, 12+ – almost 13! Currently, I am a co-author of a newly released book, The 52 Weeks. The book is intended to inspire and motivate others to move forward in their lives and try new things, take time for themselves ...