Make Roar Happen: Katy Perry and Staples Teamed Up to Support Teachers and Education

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Staples and global pop music superstar Katy Perry teamed up to “Make Roar Happen” this back-to-school season, donating more than $2.5 million (USD) in support of teachers, students and classroom projects across North America. As the presenting sponsor of the North American leg of Katy Perry’s Prismatic World Tour, Staples inspired audiences, fans and customers […]

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Show Review: The Old Man and The Old Moon at The New Victory Theater

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by Senior Reviewer Maytal Wichman Mankind has always been fascinated by the moon and it seems as if every culture has its own folklore about it. The Old Man and The Old Moon is a show currently playing at the New Victory Theater and tells its own original tale of why the moon changes its […]

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Transform Your Look with Secret Extensions

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Who wouldn’t want to look like a haute mama?  I was lucky enough to test out Secret Extensions about a month ago (read my post here) and loved how easy it was to change up my look, without commitment. But I’ll admit I could have used a professional hairstylist to give me some tips on how […]

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Happy Birthday To The First Boy to Call Me Mom

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Dear B, You turned 9 today and we are so proud of you.  I’ll totally admit I get a little weepy whenever one of my three babies celebrates a birthday. But turning 9 is huge. You’ve made such strides this past year, from your behavior at home getting better to how you act in school. When you want […]

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VTech Go! Go! Smart Animals Forest Adventure Playset Offers Learning Through Play (+Giveaway)

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By Guest Blogger Valerie Blackwell —  Go! Go! Smart Animals™ Forest Adventure Playset™ is the new addition to VTech’s Go! Go! Smart Wheels Toys which they introduced in 2013. Already known for creating high quality educational toys, this hard plastic set will endure the roughest treatment possible. As a mom of a rough and tumble three year […]

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Picky Eater Family Holiday Dinner Update

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Thanks for all the blog comments and facebook comments about my picky eater and the holidays post. Happy to report that my little picky eater, “S” did eat. “S” got hungry before dinner was all ready — so I let him sit down at the table. He loved the pickles and I put a piece of gefilte […]

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Tips for Handling the Holidays With Picky Eaters

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When you have a picky eater, you may dread the holiday dinners with the whole extended family. It’s not the picky eating that really bothers you (since you’re used to it already and deal with it on a daily basis), but the comments from the family. However, I’ve been through this and I promise you […]

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Safe -T- Swim Mommy and Me Classes

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Recently in my Facebook feed I’ve been seeing a lot of people sharing articles about children drowning.  To a new mom, or any mom… or any person for that matter, this is pretty scary! I knew I really wanted to get my baby girl Ava into a swim class right away, just so that mentally I […]

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