Just for 'Older' Moms

and check out my Facebook page for older moms

My Caboose Baby, the one I had six years after my middle son -- at the age of 38. So glad I had him then and . . . 

So glad I have him now! Me and my 'baby' 16 years later. 

Mean Age of Mothers is on the Rise/National Health Statistics 

“American women are having their first babies at increasingly older ages. According to a recent report from the National Center for Health Statistics, the average age of first-time mothers in 2014 was 26.3, up from 24.9 in 2000.

Funny video parody of All the Single Ladies -- This version is called All the Wrinkled Ladies. 

Article from ScaryMommy.com about why it's a good idea to be friends with the oldest mom in your kid's class

CBS News Sunday Morning story about 'older' moms

Humorous Video about being an older mom

Quote from Hoda: Now, I can't believe I get to do it. I can't believe I get to be a mom. And sometimes I wake up in the middle of the night and wonder, is it true? Did it happen? Do I get her? Because you’ve lived 51 years without a child. You pop up out of bed in the middle of the night and go, oh my God! She’s right there! It’s like Christmas morning over and over and over and over.

Can you see how miserable my youngest son was here? I think this is at a wedding in 2008 , and my two oldest had just been teasing my youngest, as you can tell by the grins on their faces and the expression of my youngest son.  So typical of what that youngest son and caboose baby has to take in a house of testosterone!  

                  Resources
Facebook page for older moms that Sharon recently started  

 http://motherhoodlater.com/  (motherhood later . . . not sooner)

a website for moms who become mothers later in life -- for first-time moms as well as those women who become moms again later in life. Features interviews, blogs, and social groups. Founder, Robin Gorman Newman. And Sharon is a blogger on the site,  http://motherhoodlater.com/?s=Sharon+

www.menopausalmom.com   

http://www.momsofboys.org/older-moms-page

a page of Sharon's momsofboys.org site dedicated to older moms, including humor, book excerpts, videos, and articles. 

 

http://www.inseasonmom.org/  

a website for older moms who know there are seasons of life for everything.Features stories of moms over 35.  Site founder, Cynthia Wilson James

 

http://www.motheringinthemiddle.com/

a website for midlife mothers and midlife fathers, Site founder, Cyma Shapiro. 

 

  www.forwomenoverforty.com

 a website featuring great audio/radio interviews  (88.1 fm,  broadcast at WESU) regarding subjects for women over 40. Founder, Cyma Shapiro who also founded motheringinthemiddle.com

 

www.mothersoverforty.com 

 

The website for the author of Hot Flashes, Warm Bottles, Nancy London.

 

http://achildafter40.com/

The truth about motherhood after 40, primarily getting pregnant after 40-- resources, social groups, and a blog by founder Angel La Liberte.

 

Books for older moms (other than Please Don't Let Me Be the Oldest Mom in the PTA!):

Who Stole My Spandex? Life in the Hotflash Lane by Marcia Kester Doyle

Hot Flashes, Warm Bottles:  First Time Mothers Over 40, 2001

by Nancy London

The Zen of Midlife Mothering: Essays from MotheringintheMiddle.com,  2013

compiled and collected by Cyma Shapiro

 

But I Don't Feel Too Old to Be a Mommy!: The Complete Sourcebook for Starting (and Re-Starting) Motherhood Beyond 35 and After 40, 2002

by Doreen Nagle

 

The Essential Over 35 Pregnancy Guide Paperback, 1998

by Ellen Lavin PhD

 

Your Over-35 Week-by-Week Pregnancy Guide: All the Answers to All Your Questions About Pregnancy, Birth, and Your Developing Baby, 2001

by Kelly M. Shanahan, M.D. 

 

Facebook Pages: 

https://www.facebook.com/MotherhoodLater/

https://www.facebook.com/MenopausalMother 

Older Moms Rock!

https://www.facebook.com/groups/234020170100596/ 

 

Older Moms of Young Children

https://www.facebook.com/groups/243241469078727/ 

 

Older Moms and Munchkins Club

https://www.facebook.com/groups/379324652086552/ 

 

First Time Moms Over 40

https://www.facebook.com/groups/916068721815796/ 

 

Older Adoptive Moms

https://www.facebook.com/groups/170099893560885/

 

 

Moms Over 40

https://www.facebook.com/MOMS-OVER-40-64817389954/ 

 

Older Moms Support Group 35 Plus

https://www.facebook.com/groups/204468553279545/

 

 

Moms Over 40 with Infants, Toddlers, and Young Children

https://www.facebook.com/groups/166428086710464/

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