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Midlife Mothers

10 Things Not to Say to a New (Midlife) Mother

Cyma Shapiro | Posted 04.28.2014 | Parents
Cyma Shapiro

Although becoming a first-time parent at a later age is becoming increasingly prevalent, women choosing motherhood at later (and later) ages are often the butt of jokes and the recipient of rude, politically incorrect and sometime insulting comments.

Perimenopausal Mama Instilling a Life Lesson

Robin Gorman Newman | Posted 11.11.2012 | Parents
Robin Gorman Newman

Seth threw a tantrum and declared that we always make him do things he doesn't want to do. This statement could not be further from the truth.

Time To Mother Ourselves In Midlife

Donna Henes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

If, as it has been said, "some people give birth to children and some give birth to culture," then for the 20 percent of us who are not biological mothers, it is important to acknowledge that we have, in fact, been culture mothers, the mothers of necessity, the mothers of invention.