The truth about getting older

This post is part of my Mommy Mythbusting series. Today, I'm sharing some personal reality checks about being a woman in my 40s. Scary, I know! I won't feel bad if you choose to skip this one. I've written before about the fact that this blog is partially intended as a memoir of sorts for Zoe to look back on, hopefully fondly, and see how very loved she was. And to remember what a wacky but lovable character her mom was. As such, I feel it is my duty to speak the truth about getting older … [Read more...]

42 with a two year old

This is the second post in my Mommy Mythbusting series. Since it's my birthday today, the myth I'd like to bust today is the one about older moms being... well, you know. Old. I'm 42 with a two year old, and I'd be lying if I said that doesn't worry me sometimes. I'm not worried about being the oldest mom in Zoe's friend circle, because there are way more women having babies at 40 and up these days. Plus, for better or worse, I've never acted my age. I joke that Zoe has taken years off my … [Read more...]