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Pip’s Island – A bedazzling theatre experience! Review by Jo Mispel


The two musketeers and I headed off last week to experience the much lauded interactive theater show ‘Pip’s Island’, currently showing at Times Square. Previously a sold out ‘pop up’ show in Chelsea in 2016, this is the show’s second well-deserved run, and considering the incredible artistry and unique storytelling, ...

Self Care In Order To Be Mother Bear by Wendy Sue Noah


  I consider myself a Polar Bear Mom, through and through! After winning full custody of my five children, whom I lovingly call my ‘tribe’, my life and heart has been dedicated to these magnificent beings who came through me, and who are a part of me, in every way. To put ...

Waves of Mom Emotion by Robin Gorman Newman


It’s not a task I enjoy, but I started receiving warning messages stating my laptop storage is almost at capacity.  So….I’ve begun the painstaking process of email purging. I never would have thought that hitting the Delete key would inspire a piece….but I find myself at the keyboard feeling a wave ...

Happy Fourth Birthday by Debbie Oberlander


Four years ago today, I held my beautiful little boy for the first time.  The nurse escorted me to the operating room at noon for a scheduled c-section, and by 12:45 I had become a mother. I felt the warm skin and tender breath of my son, as his grandma ...

Midlife is Not a Crisis…Using Astrology To Thrive In The Second Half of Life by Virginia Bell (Book Excerpt)


THE SECOND SATURN RETURN The New Elder (Age 58) Wisdom is one of the few things in life that does not diminish with age. -Ram Dass At fifty-eight, there’s another shift as we enter the phase of the elder. Once again, taskmaster Saturn is our guide when we come to our Second Saturn ...

Cirque du Soleil LUZIA: Show Review by Robin Gorman Newman


Cinco de Mayo proved to be the perfect day to take in the latest Cirque du Soleil, LUZIA, celebrating the faces and sounds of Mexico in a truly delightful, two hour production (with an intermission), that is taking stage in a tent adjacent to Citi Field now through June 9th. I ...

Meet Later Mom to Be Jennifer Clary


YOUR NAME: Jennifer Clary AGE: 35 RELATIONSHIP STATUS: Single RESIDENCE: Los Angeles I am the co-founder and President of The Baby Box Co, which equips parents across the globe with vital education and resources timed to their child’s developmental milestones. 35% of all expecting parents in the USA, Canada, and UK register with our platform currently ...

My Children Are a Work of ART by Marina Paleos


  Sometimes, life leads us down paths we never expected to travel. At 46, I was more than okay with being single and not having a family. Well, just when you think you’ve figured things out, life throws you a curve ball. I met my future husband at 47, married at 48, ...

Around the World in 80 Days: Show Review by Lainie Gutterman


There has always been something about the call of the unknown. Published in 1873, Around the World in Eighty Days is an adventure novel written by French writer Jules Verne. I admit that my family has not yet had the opportunity to travel around the globe as much as I would ...

Central Park TV & Movie Sites Tour provided by “On Location Tours” Review by Andrea Santo Felcone


Did you know that William Cullen Bryant (1794-1878), poet, journalist, and editor-in-chief of the New-York Evening Post--the man Bryant Park is named after--is credited as the first to advocate for Central Park? Bryant put out a letter as a call to action for the public authorities to provide extensive open ...