I appeared on the TODAY Show earlier this week with hosts Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager who was in for Kathie Lee, along with Dr. Janet Yellen, to talk about my book, OTHERHOOD: Modern Women Finding ...Read More »
Melanie Notkin wanted love, marriage, and then the proverbial baby carriage — in that order.
By the time she reached her early forties, the entrepreneur and author was still single and appreciated the likelihood that, despite wanting desperately to be a mother, she might never give birth to a child on her own.
Originally published in Huffington Post
I'm smiling as I write this, which is a good sign. I certainly had never expected to be single in my 40s. Still, I find myself remarkably happy most of the tim...Read More »
I am so proud to announce that my second book, OTHERHOOD: Modern Women Finding a New Kind of Happiness (Seal Press / Penguin Canada) is coming soon!
Otherhood is the story of so many women of...Read More »
A response to the August 12, 2013 Time magazine cover story: A Childfree Life.
First published in Huffington Post. Then in PsychologyToday.com. Now here....
Aashna, a single 43-year-old marketing ...Read More »
On a snowy morning in Montreal, when I was four, not-quite-five, I was struggling to put on my big red rubber boots. My mother sat nearby and watched me, as I finally succeeded, enabling my independen...Read More »
My latest post for Huffington Post Women
I want to be a mother.
I know what some of you may say: Have a baby on your own; adopt; foster. And a few of you may say: Sorry, lady, you should hav...Read More »