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The Good and Bad of Being an Older Mom

Putting off parenthood

Photo by ketan rajput on Unsplash

Let’s start with why I’m an old mom. I was busy. I was a journalist. I didn’t want to change diapers or stay home at night. Then one day, I woke up at 40 and said to my husband, “It’s now or never.”

Miraculously, five months later, the time was now.

THE GOOD

I know who I am

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Stephanie Gruner Buckley

Stephanie Gruner Buckley

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Writer, editor, parent. Former staffer at Quartz, WSJ and Inc. magazine.