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The World Record for having the most number of children officially recorded is 69 by the first of two wives of Feodor Vassilyev (1707-1782), a peasant from Shuya, 150 miles east of Moscow. In 27 confinements, she gave birth to […]

Whenever I held my newborn baby in my arms, I used to think that what I said and did to him could have an influence not only on him but on all whom he met, not only for a day […]

  I recently received a call from one of my Midlife Midwife™ counseling clients. She had been divorced for quite some time and this autumn both of her teenaged kids left home for school and work. So now she found […]

May is Mothering Month. What an extraordinarily exciting and gorgeous time of the year this is. Life is bursting out all over. Buds, blossoms, and babies everywhere! Is it any wonder that May is the month of the Mother? In […]

From As Time Goes By (Blog) ITEM 1: Everyone knows that insomnia is a common condition of growing old; it just comes with age, like wrinkles. ITEM 2: We also know that the proper and natural way to get a […]

Hint: This isn’t your Grandma’s idea of going through the change. By Amy Capetta, Woman’s Day While it has become a common cliché, some women find themselves facing a challenging (and possibly even eye-opening) period anywhere between their 40s and […]

We are in the energy of the Pink Moon, the name used by the Iroquois peoples. I love that term. And it is so apt. Spring is about birth and new beginnings. The new season is tender and tentative now. […]

Full disclosure: I’ve been suffering from Empty Next Syndrome Bt Wendi Knox I know this isn’t a condition that’s commonly discussed. A) Because it’s so uncomfortable. B) Because I just made it up. Of course, there’s lots of talk about […]

  The process of maturing is an art to be learned, an effort to be sustained. By the age of fifty you have made yourself what you are, and if it is good, it is better than your youth. ~Marya […]

  I came across this article in the Harvard Business Review. It came serendipitously while I was collecting articles about women’s relationship to power. This piece emphasizes that power can be interpreted and employed in different ways. That the concept […]