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Midlife Motherhood

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If you’re the Mom of a couple of teenagers, then you have come to know some things for certain. Here’s are some things I know for sure, well at least for now. when entering the teen’s kingdom, knock first, wait, then enter, always in this order quiet is…

If you’re a Sam’s Club or Costco shopper, then you are familiar with the gigantic bags and boxes of food items that are stacked to the ceiling. Twenty-five pound bags of potatoes, boxes of candy large enough to make any kid overdose on sugar and those extra large…

So it’s nearly Winter here in the Midwest, and Mommies In Orbit hasn’t been blogging much lately. For my readers, just wanted to let you know I have recently made some life changing decisions, so I’ve been distracted a bit, (it’s a good thing). So writing about The…

“Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials.” Meryl Streep If you’re thinking about starting a family and you’re worried about the biological clock, or you’re thinking, how will I get from here to there, this book is a must-read. “The ZEN of MIDLIFE MOTHERING,”…

I was just thinking the other day that I must have missed my mid-life crisis.  I looked high and low and couldn’t find it anywhere. Then I suddenly remembered, I was raising kids at just about the time I was supposed to be experiencing a midlife crisis! Then…

If you have teenagers, then you know how difficult it is to figure out their language. I have two, the same age, and some days I just don’t know what they want or don’t want. And since we are new at this, treading into the teenage mind is…

Wouldn’t it be grand if we could buy an app for some of the more difficult tasks in life? How about a Parenting 101 app? That would top my Christmas list, since kids still don’t come with a manual. With a tap on the screen, the app would…