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Midlife Mother

Why Midlife Motherhood Does Have Its Drawbacks

Cyma Shapiro | Posted 03.01.2013 | Fifty
Cyma Shapiro

Although many new books have been written about reinventing ourselves and taking 'me' time, we do not have the luxury to think about this. As mothers over 40, 50 and 60, I think we darn near 'reinvented' ourselves when we had, adopted, obtained or fostered our children!

Mom, Mind Reader

Robin Gorman Newman | Posted 08.21.2012 | Parents
Robin Gorman Newman

I want my son to know that while I'm always there for him, I can't get inside his head.

Parenting a Parent

Robin Gorman Newman | Posted 05.21.2012 | Parents
Robin Gorman Newman

It's not easy witnessing the deterioration of a beloved parent.

Stroke

Robin Gorman Newman | Posted 01.02.2012 | Fifty
Robin Gorman Newman

My father had a stroke over a week ago, and his life changed in a flash, as did mine. Overnight, I became acutely aware of the challenges of being a later in life mother caring for a young child and senior father.