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“Rapunzel Alone” Audio Play–Review by Andrea Santo Felcone


Prior to listening to this fully-produced, stand-alone audio theater recording of “Rapunzel Alone” by playwright Mike Kenny, I assumed it would be a re-telling of the Rapunzel tale—a ‘fractured fairytale’ of sorts--with the usual ingredients: a tower, a witch, and a handsome prince climbing his way up Rapunzel’s extremely long ...

Cool Organizational Essentials from Erin Condren: Review by Robin Gorman Newman


When I was approached to blog about Erin Condren, it was a quick decision to have the opportunity to sample of their super fun products. From their website....Erin Condren is a lifestyle brand known for creating fun and functional organization essentials for the home, office, and everything in between. From high-quality ...

JoyAmo Jewelry & Discount Offer: Personalized Gifts by Robin Gorman Newman


What gal doesn't love new, fun jewelry?! So, when JoyAmo Jewelry reached out to me, I couldn't resist the opportunity to get to know the company a bit and sample some of their lovely and reasonably priced creations. I've always personally been a fan of personalized items, and when browsing through the ...

Your Turn: How to Be an Adult by Julie Lythcott-Haims (Book Excerpt)


I’ll risk your eye-roll because this needs to sink in: Life is not about getting to some perfect destination that gives everyone else FOMO. When your death comes, and you’re sized up by your family, friends, God, and the universe, or whatever you believe in and wish happens at the ...

Make Your Mess Your Message by Shari Leid (Book Excerpt)


Excerpted from Make Your Mess Your Message by Shari Leid. Copyright © 2021 Shari Leid. Reprinted with permission from Shari Leid. Seattle, WA. All rights reserved.   Chapter 49 Tiffani’s Story: Acknowledging My Adoption Trauma Born in Seoul, Korea Fun fact: Tiffani’s adoptive parents were both very fair-skinned, both six feet tall, and both very ...

Ready or Not by Madeline Levine, PhD (Book Excerpt)


C H A P T E R 10 The Future-Proof Family Building a Better Moral Compass and Stronger Communities If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. —African proverb When it comes to preparing our children for an unpredictable future, no conversation is complete without stating ...

15 Minute Grocery Delivery in NYC (Sponsored Post)


NYC mothers know how stressful parenting in the city can be. You have to juggle a million and one things at once. Sometimes, some key to-do’s can slip our mind. Like stocking up on diapers so that you never run out again. Or preparing for your children’s favorite dinner and ...

High Five Discipline: Positive Parenting for Happy, Healthy, Well-Behaved Kids


Chapter 4 - Top Model You’re always live when it comes to your kids watching you. They have front row seats to your conversations and interactions with others. They are privileged to who you really are, behind closed doors. They watch what you watch on TV and learn your opinions from ...

“Pooling to Paradise” Indie Film, Review by Andrea Santo Felcone


What happens when an uptight Mommy Blogger, a heartbroken Talent Scout, and a struggling Actress all share a ride to Paradise, Nevada? Don’t answer before knowing that the driver of this ride is a self-proclaimed “Shaman”, a hipster, and a recreational drug enthusiast. Well, perhaps surprisingly, not much, at least ...

BFF or NRF (Not Really Friends)? A Girls Guide to Happy Friendships, By Jessica Speer (Book Excerpt)


Chapter 9: Making New Friends Sophie’s Story—Always the New Kid “My mom has a job that makes our family move almost every year. I’ve been to four schools already. Just when I get used to a new town, new school, and new friends, I have to start over. I get really ...