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THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG: Ticket Giveaway & Discount


THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG   “THE FUNNIESTPLAY BROADWAYHAS EVER SEEN!” HuffPost “A GUT-BUSTING HIT!” The New York Times “TONS OF FUNFOR ALL AGES!” HuffPost “COMIC GOLD!” Variety Visit BroadwayGoesWrong.com Get a Sneak Peek of the Show!  https://youtu.be/qvV3Go3W7a0 * Photos by Matthew Murphy. DISCOUNT OFFER SAVE UP TO 35% on this Olivier Award-Winning Comedy!* Valid for performances through December 16th ONLY! Use Code PYMHL919. *Reg. prices are $30-$145. Discount prices are valid for performances ...

Big Apple Circus: Show Review by Amy Wall Lerman


I have never been a fan of the circus.  Not because there’s anything wrong with acrobats, clowns or the flying trapeze.  It’s always been because of the animals.  I don’t enjoy seeing trained wild animals doing tricks.  It looks, and feels, unnatural.  And, frankly, that’s because it is unnatural. Well, I ...

The Best is Yet to Be by Marlene Wagman-Geller, author, Great Second Acts: In Praise of Older Women (Book Excerpt)


With the optimism of youth, there is an inherent belief that, in the words of Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz, “The dreams that you dare to dream really do come true.” However, as the calendar pages turn, our aspirations tend to recede into the distance, placed on the back ...

Choke me in the shallow water before I get too deep… Too late. by Pamela Francis


My family of four is in the drafting stages of our own Purpose and Mission statements. I don’t remember what triggered me wanting to embark on this project with them, but one day I was sitting in the car with Daddy and saying, "Our family needs a Mission Statement", which ...

Parents, Teachers, and the “Universal Parent” Can Save the World with “Please” and “Thank You” by Carew Papritz, author, The Legacy Letters


Do you remember the “Universal Parent” when you were growing up? The universal parent was everywhere.  They were your neighbor’s mom and your 3rd grade teacher.  They were your dentist and your little league coach.  Say one swear word and it was in your parent’s ears before you’d even finish saying ...

THE EVOLUTION OF MANN: Musical Review by Robin Gorman Newman


The subject of dating never gets old, especially in today's complex and often overwhelming social technology age.  THE EVOLUTION OF MANN (love the title) doesn't delve into the online scene but rather addresses the age-old quandry of making the right dating choices, whether via fate or a fix-up. [caption id="attachment_27831" align="alignleft" ...

THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG: Ticket Giveaway & Discount


  THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG   “THE FUNNIEST PLAY BROADWAY HAS EVER SEEN!” HuffPost “A GUT-BUSTING HIT!” The New York Times “TONS OF FUN FOR ALL AGES!” HuffPost “COMIC GOLD!” Variety Visit BroadwayGoesWrong.com   Get a Sneak Peek of the Show!  https://youtu.be/qvV3Go3W7a0 * Photos by Matthew Murphy. DISCOUNT OFFER SAVE UP TO 35% on this Olivier Award-Winning Comedy!* Valid for performances through December 16th ONLY! Use Code PYMHL919. *Reg. prices are $30-$145. Discount prices are valid for performances ...

One Minute to Zen: From Hot Mess to Mindful Mom in One Minute or Less by Ali Katz (Book Excerpt)


Chapter 8: Make it a Family Affair Model, Model, Model!   “The Golden Rule of Parenting; do unto your children as you wish your parents had done unto you.” —Louise Hart   People are constantly asking me how to get their kids to meditate. My very first question to them is, do you meditate? Children ...

Pajama Program’s Third Annual Pajama Walk by Andrea Santo Felcone


This past Saturday, my family and I had the pleasure to attend the Pajama Program’s Third Annual Pajama Walk and Family Festival. [caption id="attachment_27805" align="alignright" width="300"] Singer Laurie Berkner, Pajama Program's Founder: Genevieve Piturro, and Executive Director: Jamie Dyce. Photo credit: Herby Joseph.[/caption] It was a gorgeous day (finally no rain!) perfect ...

How to Rekindle Your Marriage When the Kids Leave Home, by Melissa T. Shultz, author, From Mom to Me Again (Book Excerpt)


Marriage and partnerships are hard work, and over many years, issues between two people, even in the best relationships, can get swept under the rug for a variety of reasons. The thing is, once the kids leave, it’s harder to avoid what you’ve been putting off talking about, even if ...