Seeking Meaningful Ways to Engage Your Kids? Meet Andy Zurcher, Co-Founder, Kidiosity: Interview by Robin Gorman Newman, founder, Motherhoodlater.com (Two Months Free Opportunity)


  Kidiosity is such an interesting name.  Can you explain the inspiration Kidiosity is a mashup of Kids and Curiosity.  The inspiration comes from our kids, and all of the wonderful attributes that come from having a curious mind.  How different would the world be if we, as grown-ups, were able to ...

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 ...

Special Kid to Super Kid by Ruthangela Bernadette (Book Excerpt)


The 10 Secrets of Unleashing Your Child’s Superpowers Hey, Ruthangela, it’s your future self here. How’s it going? I bet you’re wondering why I’ve contacted you out of the blue like this. Well, it’s pretty simple, you sent me. Your future self wanted you to know a few things that you ...

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 ...

Flipping Parenting On It’s Head! by Ali Skylar


For me, one of the benefits to being an older parent is that as I’ve gotten older, I’ve gotten wiser.  Wiser though in ways I wish I had been when my kids were younger. I don’t believe that anyone - no matter whether you're a younger or motherhood later mom - ...

What?!? I’m An Older parent?!? by Ali Skylar


I’ll never forget the moment I realized that my hubby, Jamie and I were “older parents.”  I never really gave it a second thought until my son, Chaz, now 21, was in Kindergarten.  He came home one day after Jamie picked him up from school very upset.   Me: Hey love! How ...

Mindfulness: Free the Past and the Future by Sez Kristiansen, author, Inspired Mama (Book Excerpt)


My son started daycare as soon as I took up work again. I felt our connection slip away, so I decided to make “Mama and Mathias time” once a week. Sometimes it was just a morning, while other times it was a whole day; I devoted time to just being ...

But They Are Such Cute Little Narcissists……by Kristen Howerton, author, Rage Against The Minivan (Book Excerpt)


They’re awful people. They’re tiny, tiny little Hitlers, all of them......Donald Glover   If I had to sum up motherhood in one philosophical statement it would be this: They come out of the womb as narcissists, and you have eighteen years to try to change that. If, by the time they move out ...

How to Raise Joyful Kids by Alyssa Shaffer, author The Happiness Formula (Book Excerpt)


Excerpted from The Happiness Formula: Simple Habits for a More Joyful Life by Alyssa Shaffer, published March 2020 by Centennial Books.    There Are Steps You Can Take To Make Sure Your Children Always Look On The Sunny Side Did you know that happiness can be learned? “Think of happiness as a set ...

Smash Your Parenting iShoulds by Amber Trueblood, author, Stretch Marks (Book Excerpt & Giveaway)


Chapter One SMASH YOUR iSHOULDS All the Woulda-Coulda-Shouldas layin’ in the sun, talking ‘bout the things they woulda-coulda-shoulda done... But those Woulda-Coulda-Shouldas all ran away and hid from one little did.  Shel Silverstein I have this one stretch mark that’s longer and wider than all the rest. When I lay on my ...