Carrie Maldonado – Writer

Freelance writer, wordsmith, and novelist

Somewhat unbelievably, today is my daughter’s fourth birthday. I know I’m not the only mom to wonder where the time went. I typically overlook milestones in my life, because I’m usually too busy to properly celebrate (I’m working on it) but last night I got a little misty-eyed, recollecting the 96 HOURS of labor leading …

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I swore I’d never stoop to the level of giving unsolicited parenting advice. Especially when in all truth, although I have three children, none of them have actually so much as successfully navigated kindergarten yet. However, I’m sure at least one will (probably the one I choose to call Adam, as Ben and Grace may …

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I had my children late in life. So late, in fact, that the doctors insisted on referring to me as a ‘geriatric’ patient. I find that somewhat ridiculous, but the fact remains that by the time my first child appeared on the scene I was nearly forty years old. That’s a lot of time to …

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