This month’s Yahoo! Mother Board topic is a celebration of Women’s History Month. I know that my daughters will learn about a multitude of great women in their school years, but these are women that don’t make the classroom – even Margaret Sanger unfortunately. If you have a woman who you want to make sure […]Read More 5 Women I Want My Daughters to Know About
If your child is a raging maniac for no reason chances are they will wake up in the middle of the night vomiting with 103 degree fever. Always put a bowl next to your child’s bed if they say their stomach hurts before bedtime. The first 6 weeks of school are always terrible. It will […]Read More Top Ten Parenting Truths of 2010 (learned the hard way)
Yes I am one of those read-all-the-labels, organic milk buying, farmers market shopping, will not make mashed potatoes from a box kind of moms. But then Thanksgiving rolls around and every inch of my Midwestern rooted soul craves some particularly 1950s-centric foods. I spent every Thanksgiving of my childhood in suburban Michigan, staying at my […]Read More Nothing Says Thanksgiving Like Jell-O
Today I’m doing something I’ve never done before – I’m posting a guest post. As part of the Yahoo! Motherboard‘s recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month I wanted to write something that would resonate, be authentic and affect people. The only way I could even fathom doing this was to have my friend Shari write […]Read More It’s Not Just Another Walk – A Very Personal Perspective on Why Breast Cancer Walks Matter
Yes a good portion of the country is already back at school but here in NYC we still have a week to go – and then we have only one day before we’re off for two days because of the Jewish holiday Rosh Hashanah – The Jewish New Year. (Yes that’s right, here in NYC […]Read More Back To School Resolutions (And a Snapfish Giveaway to Help)
I just got back from Palo Alto and a whirlwind two days spent at the outrageously gorgeous Four Seasons Palo Alto and the Yahoo! Sunnyvale Campus for the Yahoo! Motherboard Summit. For the past few months I have been a part of the Yahoo! Motherboard, a group of mombloggers who blog monthly about a specific […]Read More Yahoo! Motherboard Summit – Power to the Moms!
Earth Day rolls around every April and suddenly the NBC logo is green, the morning shows have their little three-minute segments about the joys of chic reusable bags and cute eco-shoes and there are a myriad of Earth Day celebrations that usually leave an insane amount of trash behind (but it will be recycled right?) […]Read More When Going Green Makes ¢ents
The first time I held a Kindle in my hand I almost dropped it. I have small hands and keeping the Kindle in its little cover required some maneuvering that I am not used to while reading. I finally figured out the most comfortable way to hold the thing and read my way through Lorrie […]Read More The Serendipity of My Family’s Library
In the last few months I’ve read several blog posts railing against the PTA moms at various schools. The complaints are usually the same – they’re overbearing and pushy, busy bodies trying to vie for the principal or teacher’s attention, do-gooders who get off on making the rest of the parents feel bad. Yeah, yeah. […]Read More I am one of THOSE PTA moms – and Proud of It!