10 Ways Being an Older Mom Rocks

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10 Ways Being an Older Mom Rocks

You thought you would be done having kids by 30, but, instead, you didn’t start until you were at least 35. Or fate stepped in and you found yourself with a baby again at 40, whether by surprise or fully planned. No matter how it happened, you are an older mom (anyone who has a baby at age 35 or older). Not only are you old enough to have babysat the other moms in the PTA when they were in elementary school, but you fear the day that you’ll be mistaken as your child’s grandmother. And what bugs you most

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Being an Older Mom

If you asked me what my life plans were when I graduated from high school, I would have been clear: go to college, get a degree, get a job in my field, plus meet someone amazing, marry, and have kids. All before 30, of course.  Well, life didn’t turn out as I expected. It took me much longer to find the right man for me, at a time when I accepted that children were likely not in my future.  Life has lots of twists and turns. Some people go the “traditional” path, but still others, like me, aren’t able to

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Older Moms Versus Younger Moms

I’m a mom of a “certain age.” My first daughter was born when I was 39 and my second at 41. I didn’t plan it out that way. It just happened to take me longer to find the man I would marry. (Or, to be honest, one willing to marry my mess-of-a-self.) Since I started motherhood later than the norm, I find there are several differences in how motherhood is going for me versus moms old enough to be my daughters younger than me. Here’s my (tongue-firmly-implanted-in-cheek) take on older moms versus younger moms: Child or Grandchild? Older Mom                                                                        When people

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Guest Post: Are You Their Grandmother? A Day in the Life of an Older Mommy

I’m so excited to introduce my guest blogger today. Jill and I have something in common, beyond blogging. We are both older moms. Her post today addresses one of the things I fear most as an older mom; having someone think my children are actually my grandchildren. I think you will enjoy this funny and thoughtful post, even if you aren’t an older mom.  Jill Robbins blogs about post adoption life and random mom topics at Ripped Jeans and Bifocals.  She has been a featured poster on BlogHer and Bloggy Moms and is a 3-time recipient of the “Meanest Mom Ever”

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