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Mary Poppins Sing Along: Review by Lainie Gutterman


My son saw Mary Poppins Returns twice over the holidays.  So, when I was offered tickets to Mary Poppins Sing-Along at Schimmel Center, I immediately said “yes” even though we had to rearrange our jam-packed weekend schedule to fit it in. An hour prior to the movie, there were pre-show activities ...

Meet Later Mom Ophira Eisenberg


AGE:  47 RELATIONSHIP STATUS:  Married RESIDENCE:  Brooklyn, NY SON’S NAME/AGE: Lucas, 3 Years Old   Standup Comedian Host of NPR’s Ask Me Another Frequent host and teller with The Moth, featured on Moth Radio Hour, podcast, in two of their best-selling books.   What was your road to parenthood like?  It was a long road. I spent most of my adult life ...

A SIMPLE SPACE: Show Review by Lainie Gutterman


My son Ian and I were lucky enough to recently see A SIMPLE SPACE at The New Victory Theater (209 West 42nd Street). Taken from the theatre's performance description..........Who needs circus rigging, sparkly costumes or even shoes when you've got each other?  This talented, tight-knit troupe and their dynamic drummer saturate their ...

How to Create a Strong Bond With a Surrogate by Taylor Will


For many hopeful parents, the fertility process can be an exhausting and emotional battle. You may have already tried IVF and applied for adoption and are still waiting for the family that you dream of. Many who have used a surrogate to have a child say that the process is ...

KING KONG Alive on Broadway – Ticket Giveaway & Discount


“A GRAND, HEART-STOPPING SPECTACLE.” Newsday "SIMPLY AMAZING!” The Hollywood Reporter “YOU’VE NEVER SEEN ANYTHING LIKE IT ON STAGE. EVER.” Entertainment Weekly DISCOUNT OFFER USE CODE KKMHL129 MUST ORDER BY MAY 12 Click here for details TICKET GIVEAWAY MotherhoodLater.com is giving away tickets to see the musical on a Tuesday – Thursday through March 14. To enter to win a pair, please put KING KONG ...

Creative Birthday Party Ideas Kids Will Love by Jordana Choo


Your children are your world, no matter what age they are. You want to give them the best and plan the most memorable parties over the years that you can come up with, so they may reminisce about them with friends.  Since a child’s mind can change in an instant, ...

I Blinked and He Grew Up by Dana Klosner


My son is graduating college this year. Bigger than that, he’s in love. How did that happen? When did I blink? I didn’t cry when he went to college. I didn’t cry when he went half-way around the world to Australia for a semester abroad. I didn’t even cry when he ...

LaBute New Theater Festival: Show Review by Lainie Gutterman


On Sunday, my husband Scott and I attended the evening performance of St. Louis Actors' Studio presents LaBute New Theater Festival at The Davenport Theater (354 W. 45th St.) featuring three one-act plays by Neil LaBute. "The truth will set you free" was the common theme of the evening. But whose ...

“MAESTRO” starring John Noble, Review by Andrea Santo Felcone


“Maestro,” currently running at The Duke on 42nd Street, brings to life the story of legendary Italian conductor Arturo Toscanini (1867 – 1957). John Noble stars in this production from the Ensemble for the Romantic Century. You will recognize Noble’s name from voice, television, film and stage, including his work ...

The Excuse of Role by Rachel Martin, author, The Brave Art of Motherhood (Book Excerpt)


From an early age we’re assigned roles: hall monitors, lunch-line captains, student council presidents, shift leaders, camp counselors, resident assistants, and more. We give our kids and ourselves roles that define responsibility even further, such as using chore charts and assigning who’s in charge while we walk to the neighbor’s ...