Join The Later Moms Circle: Share with Peers in a Safe Space


Want to make new mom friends? Want a place to share open, authentic conversation with mom peers who have your back?  Want to hear from experts re: parenting, empty nesting, and more?  MotherhoodLater.com is hosting THE LATER MOMS CIRCLE, led by Robin Gorman Newman & Melissa Couch Salim. We invite you to join ...

“Later Life” Theater Review by Andrea Santo Felcone


The premise of renowned playwright A. R. Gurney’s play, “Later Life” is intriguing: a middle-aged man and woman meet at a cocktail party and ponder beginning a relationship that had eluded them--30 years prior. Romantic missed connections, except this time, in later life, there is the hope of a new ...

Mommy’s Little Instruction Manual by Conlee Ricketts


Kids don’t come with instructions but parents should. All adults should really. I’ve know myself for 48 years now and I have explained myself to my daughter more than once in order to make sure she doesn’t take any of my ridiculous nonsense too seriously. Here’s my list of repeat offenders ...

Step-grandma? by Peggy Bogaard-Lapp


I became a step-mother nearly 20 years ago. I have always hated the term "step" since it is impersonal and is usually referred to in describing what you do with your foot. And in the early years, I did feel stepped on. A lot. I was very naive to children, ...

Adventures in Attachment Parenting: Couple Time by Allison Silver


​I'm not sure if it's because Valentine's Day was last week, but it seems like everywhere I turn I am either being asked about "couple time" or I am being bombarded by what mainstream society thinks "couple time" should look like. Now don't get me wrong, spending quality time as ...