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 ...

Kids Travel Picture Books You Will Enjoy Too by Robin Gorman Newman


Gearing up for our trip to London, I've been encouraging my son, 12, to read about places he might want to visit.  Reading isn't his favorite thing, but looking at a vibrantly illustrated picture book makes it easy.  And, given that he's a dog lover, my favorite series is The ...

Kids Show Review: The Amazing Adventures of Harvey and the Princess


By HarlemMommyrific As a single mom living in Harlem, I would’ve never expected to identify so strongly with a King and Queen from a place called PinkMountainIsland. I should explain.   I walked into New York City Children’s Theater as a first-time blogger with my preschooler on a brisk Saturday morning.  This was also our ...

I Couldn’t Say It Was My Mom, By: Lori Loesch


Now that my first born is finished with school, and working for his living, it's quite an adjustment for me and his little, nine (9) year old sister. I keep reminding myself that the projects he has on his mind at the present time, are much bigger and of more importance ...

CRAFTY CARA: Crazy About Rainbow Loom! by Cara Potapshyn Meyers


    Okay. I’m a craft nut. I dabble in all sorts of craft type activities and subscribe to craft and do-it-yourself magazines. I love to spot something interesting and take it a step further. Embellish it. Hike it up a notch. Or learn something completely new. In the midst of trying ...