Archive | October, 2012

Delaying Motherhood: Circumstance or Choice?

Women choosing later life motherhood are hardly big news anymore. Today, the fastest growing population of new mothers is women over 40. It’s also hard to miss the fact that this trend has stirred up controversy. Critics of older mothers assert that having a child past the age of 40 is self-a self- centered act. [...]

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Surprise! It’s A Supersize Menopause Meltdown.

By Angel LaLiberte, founder of FlowerPowerMom.com—The Truth About Motherhood After 40. Motherhood after 40 is anything but a supersize helping of endocrinal bliss. In fact, just when your cheeks are fat-full of the chicken-fried-steak-style diet of childrearing—and you’re all set to choke on the next bite—Mother Nature pops up and says “Would you like fries [...]

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Coping With Loss At A Tender Age

As we sat in my kitchen on a balmy August evening, the woman across the table rattled off a list of questions. “Does he have a healthy appetite”? , she asked. “Very”, I replied, “but he won’t gain an ounce” “Has he lost interest in activities he used to enjoy?” “Well”, I answered, “he’s much [...]

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