Over on Babble’s Being Pregnant blog, I recently saw Michelle Horton’s 20 Reasons I Love Being A 20-Something Mom. Yes, yes, we know … you young moms have more energy, your bodies bounce back more quickly and you’ll have more time to play once your children leave the nest. But let’s not forget being an “old mom” has its benefits, too. So I’m here, at the age of 42, to represent those mamas who waited until their late 30s and 40s to have children, because there are some great advantages to being an older mom too!
I had my first child at 18, my second at 38: Is there a right age to be a mom?
“Is that your grandson?” … and 6 more things never to say to a mom over 40