Meet Dr. B

A first-time mom of twin girls at the age of 40! And now, a mother of 4!

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I began my journey into motherhood at the age of 40. I quickly discovered that starting motherhood later in life was a lonely place. The truth is that I had very little in common with other mothers who had children my girls’ age, and that has not changed over time. It was apparent that mothers in my situation need a place they can find honesty, a place where perfection is not required, a place where you don’t need to feel alone. If you were looking for that place, you have found it!

113: Valentine’s Day Fever

113: Valentine’s Day Fever

Welcome, Mamma Crew! Today is Kiddos Tuesdays, when I discuss issues related to the kids. Whoa ho! Was I in for a surprise this Valentine's Day! Yes, I understand that social media and media, in general, make Valentine's Day all about having someone special. But my...

112: The Religion Decision

Welcome, Mamma Crew! Today is Mamma Thursdays when it’s all about us! The mammas! So, I got into the most interesting discussion with one of my friends. She knows that we attend church on a regular basis. And by daily, I mean two to three times a month. I would love...

111: Yes! (The Nonresponse)

111: Yes! (The Nonresponse)

Welcome, Mamma Crew!  Today is Kiddos Tuesdays when I discuss issues related to the kids. I don't know about you but I had a pretty easy time with my kids after they turned 18 months old. Yes, they still didn't let me sleep through the night, but they didn't seem...

110: My Mother’s Legacy

110: My Mother’s Legacy

Welcome, Mamma Crew!  Today is Mamma Thursdays when it’s all about us!  The mammas! My mother passed away this year.  I would like to say that it was not her time because she could have lived longer.  But after years of living with diabetes, she...

109: Buckeye Lucky Charms

109: Buckeye Lucky Charms

Welcome, Mamma Crew! Today is Kiddos Tuesdays, when I discuss issues related to the kids. So one of the questions that I often get asked is, "How do you begin a new tradition with your kids?" And the answer is -- I have no idea! Most of those traditions have begun...

108: Mama’s Style Issues

108: Mama’s Style Issues

Welcome, Mamma Crew!  Today is Mamma Thursdays when it’s all about us!  The mammas! Call me frivolous if you want, but I enjoyed my identity as a professional woman.  No, not because I measured my self-worth from it, but because I have always enjoyed...

107: The Makeup Conflict

107: The Makeup Conflict

Welcome, Mamma Crew!  Today is Kiddos Tuesdays when I discuss issues related to the kiddos.  My twin daughters attended private school until they finished the second grade.  At that point, they were in an institution that had students from pre-K to the...

105: The Dating Game, part 2

105: The Dating Game, part 2

Welcome, Mamma Crew!  Today is Kiddos Tuesdays when I discuss issues related to the kids.  If you listened to episode 103: The Dating Game, part 1, you know that Emmi was the first of our girls to enter the adolescent rite of passage that is dating. ...