MOM-TESTED MOVIE REVIEW: FROZEN by Robin Gorman Newman


My son and I had the opportunity to participate in a NYC screening of the new musical animated Disney film FROZEN, and it's a MUST SEE once it gets released later this month. Funny, romantic, affecting, daring, with stunning 3-D visuals, this movie is pure eye candy. Visit http://movies.disney.com/frozen/video/trailers FROZEN stars an impressive ...

FAMILY SHOWS: The Tinderbox and Cinderalla: Review by Amy Wall Lerman, Editor-in-Chief, Baby Bloomer


There are hidden gems all over New York City - from the little metal monkeys adorning the ironwork outside the restrooms in Riverside Park, to the one-mile nature park that runs along the abandoned elevated railway line on the lower west side, known now as the “Highline.”  This weekend my husband ...

MOMMY & ME OUTING CINDERELLA Show Review by Robin Gorman Newman


The celebrated musical RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA --originally written for television in 1957 by the legendary musical theatre duo Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II -- is making its Broadway debut with this new production:  music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, and a new book by four-time Tony nominee Douglas Carter Beane (XANADU, SISTER ACT, ...

Disneyland Dreamin’ by Dina Ramon


An afternoon at the ‘happiest place on Earth’ can’t eliminate all the stress in my life but it comes pretty darn close. Even with the mid-week crowds, LA freeway traffic, the lines, and the high price of admission, several hours of Disneyland with the family is an ideal way to ...

ROBIN’S SHOW RECOMMENDATION: CINDERELLA


  photo by Carol Rosegg The celebrated musical RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA --originally written for television in 1957 by the legendary musical theatre duo Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II -- makes its Broadway debut with this new production:  music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, and a new book by four-time Tony nominee Douglas Carter Beane (XANADU, ...