My daughters never liked team sports. At 4, when I enrolled them in a kiddie soccer class they turned the goal upside down and declared it a spaceship, climbed on in and then proceeded to create a story about going to the moon that captivated the other kids and made it impossible for the 24 […]Read More Getting My Artsy Girls to Play Sports (Hint: It’s about the outfit and gear)
This is a post I wrote a year ago for the Westside Independent, but after meeting so many women this weekend at BlogHer who asked me how I could raise my kids in NYC I thought I’d repost it here on Beccarama for a whole new audience. Are city parents crazy? This is the question […]Read More Are NYC Parents Crazy?
I didn’t realize how much this summer would be about my daughters moving up (to 3rd grade), moving out (to sleep away camp) and moving on (cleaning out their toys.) But obviously the idea of them growing up and entering a new phase of their lives, which means I am entering a new phase of […]Read More Theme of the Week – Growing Up and Moving On
Look Out Ahead: Too Many Kids, Too Few Schools : Westside Independent I’m up on my virtual soapbox. How bad is the school overcrowding situation on the Upper West Side? Check out my latest parenting column in the Westside Independent.Read More Look Out Ahead: Too Many Kids, Too Few Schools : Westside Independent
Why does everyone pick on us Upper West Side moms? My latest parenting column at the Westside Independent. City Parenting, Stereotypes, and The New York Times : Westside IndependentRead More City Parenting, Stereotypes, and The New York Times : Westside Independent
Advice? Sure. Opinions on city living and raising twins? You know I have lots of ’em. And now I get to write a monthly parenting column in the Westside Independent. Click on over to my inaugural post and leave a comment there if you agree with me that I am not crazy or if you […]Read More My New Parenting Column – Check it out!