This little monkey named Marlin has been with my daughter since she was born – 11 years. He’s traveled on road trips up New England and through the Midwest, to Mexico, Puerto Rico, California, Colorado, Florida, Michigan, overnight camp, France, Italy, Disneyland (where he actually rode on rides tucked safely in my daughter’s jacket), and […]Read More If You Give a Monkey a Passport….
My girls are now officially tweens. Along with the usual angst about middle school and friends there seems to be a new obsession – fashion. One of my girls has morphed into a walking fashion encyclopedia over the last year, pouring over Lucky, Elle, Vogue and any other fashion mags she can get. And then […]Read More Using Virtual Piggy to Raise Money Smart Kids
This week we were seriously delighted to go to Jacques Torres in Tribeca and create chocolate Halloween confections with Jacques and his amazing team. If you follow me on twitter you already know that I documented my first Wicked Hot Chocolate of the season on the first chilly day in October. Officially cold enough out for […]Read More A Very Chocolatey Halloween with Jacques Torres
This is another guest post by the fabulous culinary blogger, Shari Brooks of My Judy the Foodie. I guess I should just admit that she has become the food columnist for Beccarama.com, and I love it! So grab some celery sticks and a tub of Country Crock and enjoy the post! Let’s face it, getting […]Read More Turn Vegetables into Edible Art Kids Will Love with Clare Crespo and Country Crock
In honor of Halloween and all the horrors that await I thought I’d throw in some scary truths about being a mom – on Halloween and beyond.. Your child is the same person they were at two weeks old. And there’s nothing you can do about it. Your child will roll their eyes at you […]Read More The 5 Scariest Things About Being a Mom
This is a guest post written by Shari Brooks of My Judy the Foodie. Since I’m a vegetarian (or pescetarian really), and swamped with preparations for the KidzVuz redesign launch in two weeks, I sent my fellow blogger and fab writer Shari Brooks to cover the Hellmann’s Chicken Challenge for Beccarama. And I love Hellmann’s […]Read More What’s for Dinner? Hellmann’s Chicken Challenge
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“Mommy, what happens if you’re pregnant and you don’t want to keep the baby?” This is the question my seven year-old daughter asked me first thing on a Monday morning a few weeks ago. It took me a minute to rouse my brain and get my head around what she was asking while the sun […]Read More The Sex Talk? There’s No App For That