Midlife Mothering: Ain’t All It’s Cracked Up to Be by Cyma Shapiro
When you think of mothering, you might think of loving, picturesque scenes of mother and child(ren). You might imagine all-things good, safe and nurturing. Add graying hair, eyeglasses, drying skin and a host of maladies including hot flashes, insomnia, reduced height size and memory capacity, slowing biorhythms and you now have (new) midlife mothering.
So, listen up — I have a dirty little secret: I’m not certain that midlife mothering is all it’s cracked up to be….