Archive for May, 2014

Vitamins For This Later Mom By: Lori Loesch


I started taking vitamins before I got pregnant with my daughter.  A friend of mine from church sold Shaklee Products,  and I started taking Shaklee Vitamins.  It must have worked, because I had a baby at 42 years of age.  My friend joked that, my daughter was such a calm ...

Adventures in Attachment Parenting: Taking Care of Me by Allison Silver


I haven't posted a blog in a few weeks because I've actually been taking some time to take care of myself. Shocker, right?! As mothers most of us put our own physical and emotional needs on the back burner in order to meet the needs of our family. This is ...

Coming to Terms With the New Fibro Mama by Jean Marie Keenan-Johnston


In the seven years since I started battling fibromyalgia, I have to say the toughest times I've endured were finally acknowledging the loss of my teaching career, watching all my mommy friends posting on Facebook every Spring about all the playground trips they were taking, and finally admitting to myself ...

THEATRE LOVER MOM: Forbidden Broadway: Show Review by Robin Gorman Newman


  [caption id="attachment_18298" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo credit: Carol Rosegg[/caption] Gerard Alessandrini’s FORBIDDEN BROADWAY COMES OUT SWINGING!  is an up-to-the-minute new edition featuring Alessandrini’s dry witted take on Kinky Boots, Matilda, Rocky, Cabaret, The Bridges of Madison County, Aladdin, Pippin, the turntable-less Les Miz, Motown, The Sound of Music Live! and Bullets Over Broadway, among others.   Featured in the cast ...

THEATRE LOVER MOM: Too Much Sun: Show Review by Robin Gorman Newman


[caption id="attachment_18281" align="alignright" width="200"] Photo credit: Carol Rossegg[/caption] Nicky Silver's new play TOO MUCH SUN opens with Linda Lavin adorned in a gilded costume as MEDEA where she is running through her role, complaining about everything, ultimately storming off stage and abandoning the production and taking up residence with her estranged ...

Flowers with My Daughter By: Lori Loesch


    I enjoyed buying flowers with my nine year old daughter. I left her go about, looking and picking the flowers that popped in her eyes. I did feel I needed to say that we had a full cart, and they all need planted. We better head for the check-out. She ...

Medea’s Wise Words by Sharon O’Donnell


You know how sometimes it is the little things that can send you over the edge -- in business or in a personal life -- and definitely in a marriage. Usually it's not about just the little things, but those are the things than often create the arguments. I ...

Everyday Should Be Mother’s or Father’s Day by Robin Gorman Newman


I've never been a fan of holidays.  I don't quite understand certain occasions that to me feel like a Hallmark moment and a great opportunity for retailers and restaurants to push their wares at sometimes higher prices. One of those occasions is Mother's Day. What is the origin of Mother's Day? I don't ...

FaceTime, Real-Estate By: Lori Loesch


                                                                              The Future is Here              My son ...

GUEST BLOG POST: What Do I Really Want for My Children? by Dr. Ned Hallowell


On some days you might quickly reply, “I just want them to clean up their rooms, do their homework, and obey me when I speak.” On other days, when you are caught up in the pressures your children are feeling at school, you might desperately reply, “I just want my ...