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!

149: Is Age just a Number?

Welcome, Mamma Crew! So this week I have been thinking a lot about age and I was remembering the time that I was teaching Sociology of Family and Marriage and my students and I got into a discussion about aging. Of course, they argued that age is just a number and...

003: Adding to the Family

003: Adding to the Family

Bug, Emmi, Andy, Dora, Mom, & Dad Welcome, Momma Crew!  I had an unexpected surprise last year at the beginning of the summer. I was asked to become my niece and my nephew's legal guardian. This meant adding two kiddos to our family of four. After careful...

147: Father’s Day

147: Father’s Day

Welcome, Mamma Crew!  Today is Kiddos Tuesdays when I discuss issues related to the kids. So this was a particularly interesting Father’s Day. I mean, it wasn’t unusual in that the kids, per usual, thought ahead, wanted to make sure that their Daddy had gifts....

144:The Communication Conundrum

Welcome, Mamma Crew!  Today is Mamma Thursdays when it’s all about us!  The mammas! So does it help to be older when your kids become teenagers? I really don’t know. I mean, I do see some of the younger mothers and their responses to their teenagers, which is they...

143: Frenemies

143: Frenemies

Welcome, Mamma Crew!  Today is Kiddos Tuesdays when I discuss issues related to the kids. I don’t know about you but I didn’t get along very well with my sisters. It was a little crazy (I mean, I either get along with my sister Lorry or I get along with my sister...