Archive for February, 2018

A Rising Star on The Voice by Sharon O’Donnell


Last year, I went two times to hear a 17-year-old local singer/musician from Sanford, NC sing and play guitar/piano. The first time I heard him, I couldn't believe how talented he was. Went back the second time to discuss maybe someday writing some song lyrics with him, as I'd done ...

The Baby Onesie That Defied Extinction by Andrea Santo Felcone


This is one of those “don’t judge” kind of stories. A few weeks ago, I was having coffee with a friend, when she casually rooted through her bag and pulled out a baby onesie. Not just any baby onesie, but a dinosaur-patterned baby onesie, that my firstborn used to wear ...

Getting Cozy with My New “Husband” in Bed by Robin Gorman Newman


It's been some frigid cold weather here in NY.....and I've found myself yearning to curl up and relax come the weekend, while reading in bed and watching tv...and even working on my laptop. I was diagnosed with sleep apnea around three years ago, and since then, I've found I've had to ...

Have Dating Apps Killed Romance? by Robin Gorman Newman


As a multi-tasking mom and entrepreneur, I wear several hats.  One of them is as a Love Coach for singles. Thinking back to my single days....I remember how challenging it felt to be out there navigating the socializing waters in NYC (mostly).  Not only was it time consuming to go out, ...

Love is in the Air, Can you Feel It? by Wendy Sue Noah


Happy Valentines Day! If you have a partner or a spouse, then it is a wonderful time for you to celebrate and honor your intimate connection and love. A toast for you two! If you don’t have a significant other to celebrate with, you may feel kind of lonely on a ...

The Chekhov Dreams: Theatre Review by Sarah Moss


The invigorating portrait of love, loss and newfound life and love is currently playing at the Beckett Theatre. John McKinney’s dark, romantic comedy The Chekhov Dreams will fulfill all those theatregoers who enjoy Chekhov or yearn for a classic Greek Tragedy. All that may be required is a certain knowledge of ...

From Boardroom to Baby by Kristin M. Helms (Book Excerpt)


Reprinted with permission from Red Wheel/Weiser, LLC, FROM BOARDOOM TO BABY: A Roadmap for Career Women Transitioning to Stay-at-Home Moms by Kristin M. Helms.   Chapter 5 Molding the Mundanity and Chaos into Lessons, Love, Life “Be careful honey, this is really hot,” my voice teetered on-edge and it was only 8:15 a.m. My 2-year-old daughter clung ...