Meet Dr. B

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

My Blog

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!

121:The New Normal

121:The New Normal

Welcome, Mamma Crew!  Today is Kiddos Tuesdays when I discuss issues related to the kids. When it comes to my kids, I am really big on consistency and routine. But of course, right now, we are living in very unpredictable times, very unexpected times and...

120: The Breastfeeding Dilemma

120: The Breastfeeding Dilemma

Welcome, Mamma Crew!  Today is Mamma Thursdays when it’s all about us!  The mammas! So I wish I could tell you that I made a conscious decision to breastfeed. But I honestly don't remember that moment. All I remember is that from the moment I knew I was...

119: Preemie Teeth

119: Preemie Teeth

Welcome, Mamma Crew! Today is Kiddos Tuesdays when I discuss issues related to the kids. Becoming the mother of preemies can be pretty overwhelming. Depending on the particular challenges, you are faced with more doctor or hospital visits; more concerns when taking...

118: Resting Bitch Face

118: Resting Bitch Face

Welcome, Mamma Crew!  Today is Mamma Thursdays when it’s all about us!  The mammas! So today I’ve had another encounter with my face. What do I mean by that? Ever since I was a kid -- nine, ten, and definitely in my teen years, people were constantly asking...

116: Yep!  I Screwed Up!

116: Yep! I Screwed Up!

Welcome, Mamma Crew! Today is Mamma Thursdays when it's all about us! The mammas! Is there anything more dreadful than the big mamma screw up? I hate it when I mess up. And I agonize over it for weeks after. So much so that the story I'm about to tell you happened...

115: Forever 21 Debacle

115: Forever 21 Debacle

Welcome, Mamma Crew! Today is Kiddos Tuesdays when it's all about the kiddos.  So this weekend, my husband surprised me by telling me that he wanted to take the girls out. A father-daughter thing. And he tried to fly several options by the girls -- they could go...

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...