Archive for April, 2014

THEATRE LOVER MOM: MOTOWN: Show Review by Robin Gorman Newman


MOTOWN THE MUSICAL, featuring music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalogue and a book by Berry Gordy, began performances on Broadway on March 11 and officially opened April 14, 2013 at The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street), The first national tour of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is launching ...

Fluff: A Story of Lost Toys: Show Review by Jamie Levine


When I took my seven-year-old daughter, Jayda, to the The New Victory Theater this past weekend to "see a show about lost toys," I didn't warn her that we would be viewing a theatrical company hailing from Brisbane, Australia, in what was being marketed as a "quirky mix of sound, ...

LATE BLOOMIN’ MOM Karin Belluomini Shares Her Pursuit of Motherhood Fairytale


Once upon a time, in a young girl's heart, lived a dream of being a Princess and meeting her Prince Charming. For as long as she could remember, she dreamed of having her very own little princes and princesses running all around, playing and laughing joyfully. That dream lived on for ...

Later Mom Rene Syler, Author/Founder, Good Enough Mother, Gets Motherhood Out Loud Award


ANNOUNCING FIRST ANNUAL MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD AWARD          Recipient is Rene Syler, Author/Founder, GOOD ENOUGH MOTHER                                                                                    Motherhood Out Loud, conceived by Susan R. Rose and Joan Stein, is a play featuring a culturally and gender diverse series of candid monologues on the subject of motherhood, written by a host of ...

In Awe of All the Super Women Out There! by Jean Marie Keenan-Johnston


Before Sunday becomes Monday, I wanted to say hi to everyone here and tell you all how much I've missed being with you each week! One of the new things to look forward to for the coming summer is that I won't have school work bogging me down keeping me ...

GUEST BLOG POST: Rescuing Julia Twice by Tina Traster


Julia got off the school bus and bounded down our path with her usual verve. Right away she knew something was wrong when she came inside. I was sitting on a bench in our foyer, white as a ghost, looking shell-shocked. “What's wrong Mommy?” she asked. “I have some bad test results,” ...

Adventures in Attachment Parenting: I’m sick of ……….Two! By Allison Silver


When our daughter turned two people told me how challenging two year old's can be and welcomed me to the "terrible two's." For the past six months, I haven't seen any real difference in her overall behavior. Yes there have been some trying moments and challenging times but nothing too ...

Moving with a Toddler, 7 Years Later… By: Lori Loesch


Hello once again audience! To coin a phrase from one of Faith's UTUBE account people, that play MineCraft.  Do I have an audience? I hope so. I know that time constraints keep me from posting to my fellow Bloggers. So, I hope I'm not writing in vain. The experience is ...

Searching for the Better Me by Melissa Swedoski


A funny thing happened to me recently - I learned to let go of some of the baggage I've been carrying around for years. And when I say years, I mean almost two decades. You'd think at the ripe old age of 44 that I would have transitioned out of ...

Political Correctness to the Nth Degree by Vicky Dal Molin


Easter weekend just passed us by and it made me so much more aware than usual of the differences between life here in the USA and back home in Australia. While I was listening to family and friends recount how they were spending their extra long weekend (4 days off ...