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The Six Phase Meditation

Meditation as a daily practice not only helps with fertility issues, but can be life changing on many levels. This 6 phase meditation infographic is drawn from the core meditation in the Envisioning Method, a course designed by Mindvalley Academy Founder, Vishen Lakhiani. – See more at: http://mindvalleyacademy.com/featured/how-to-meditate   Courtesy of  Mindvalley Academy

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Helping A Child Cope With Death

As older moms we’re more likely to expose our children to losses earlier in life. Since our own parents are advanced in age, we may have to explain why Grandma or Grandpa needs extra care or have discussions about illness and death. Bereavement isn’t limited to the loss of a beloved human. Children also have [...]

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Launch of Over-40 Mother’s Day Tribute E-Card

MOTHER’S DAY 2013: True Faces of Rising Number of Over-40 Moms Revealed In a bid to dispel unfounded, negative stereotypes regarding maternal age—and uncover the real benefits to children of the dramatically rising population of women having children after 40—AChildAfter40.com is launching the”The Over-40 Mother’s Day Album”, via social media. A leading advocacy website for later [...]

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Should Cooking For Kids Be Sneaky?

Recently I blogged about battling nutritional bankruptcy in family meals and how to get kids to try healthy foods in a post titled  Healthy Foods For Picky Little Eaters. I introduced the answer to a tired mom’s troubles with my new favorite mommy blog, MealMakeovermoms.com. During my visit with Liz and Janice I asked them [...]

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Healthy Meals For Picky Little Eaters

Like most moms, getting my kid to eat what’s good for him is a constant battle.  Mustering the energy to do battle is an additional challenge, especially for an older mom. When it dawned on me that most of the healthy snacks I packed for my son went uneaten,  I made myself a promise: no [...]

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In The Aftermath Of Sandy Hook

The morning after the Sandy Hook tragedy found our family packing up our car and heading south from Massachusetts. We were headed for what should have been a joyous occasion: My father and his partner of 35 years were holding a Wedding Ceremony at their Manhattan apartment. In all that time, they’d never felt a [...]

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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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