So Glad We Waited!
A Hand-holding Guide for Over-35 ParentsBook - 2000
Whether you're merely days or decades past the tender age of thirty-five, whether you adopted your child, were "assisted" by doctors, or were simply considered high risk, you're part of the growing family of older mothers. This informative, practical, and engaging walk through the many facets of parenthood later in life is designed with you and your family in mind. Lois Nachamie, a parenting expert and an older mother herself, skillfully uses real-life interviews with dozens of women and her own keen observations from personal experience to discuss the unique redefinitions older mothers go through and the specific issues you'll face. Here are just some of the topics she covers on how to gracefully and joyfully adjust to the arrival of a child later in life.How to handle being sleep-deprived and premenopausal at the same timeHow to find peers in the "mommy" worldHow to keep the "double-generation gap" from yawning too wideHow to meet your child's every need--but not indulge their every whimHow to be a mom while your career is at its peak (or supposed to be)
Publisher: New York : Three Rivers Press, 2000.
Branch Call Number: 306.8743/NACH
Characteristics: 255p. 21cm.