Older hands reaching younger. Moms, this is how we make it.


In the beginning, it was lucky chance I ran into you, Older Mom. I didn’t pick you on purpose, I’m embarrassed to admit. I was expecting our first baby less than a year into expat life in Germany. You were the only friend I could find, an older Irish woman with two preschool-aged sons. Pregnant and in a foreign land, I obviously needed a mom-friend and you were it.

Read in full: http://community.today.com/parentingteam/post/adopt-an-older-mom-asyour-bestie-heres-why

Hey Parents, Perspective Is Everything


DSCF0254It’s a pleasure to contribute to the Today Parenting Team. How do you keep your cool as a parent? I say, take the long view. You can read it here if you haven’t already: http://community.today.com/…/from-one-mom-to-another-the-gi…
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