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The Fresh Beat Band ROCKS NYC!

The Fresh Beat Band ROCKS NYC!

Last night, on an almost whim, my friend Lesley and I took our daughters to see the Fresh Beat Band. We chatted in the morning and decided to treat our girls to a fun night out. Boy, was it a hoot. I think it was […]

Why I Love Amy Poehler

Why I Love Amy Poehler

She’s funny, she’s cute and I think we’d totally be besties if we were ever to meet. She just seems like my kinda gal. Ah, Amy Poehler is one talented lady. I only recently discovered her web project – Smart Girls at the Party. Goodness, […]

Top 9 Things To Do Before You Give Birth

Top 9 Things To Do Before You Give Birth

You’re getting close. The baby is due in a week or two or three. You can barely breathe, move or sleep. You’ve picked out the crib, the stroller, the Top 5 names. Is there anything left to do??? Here are the top 9 things you […]

Life is Beautiful

Life is Beautiful

We had a really lovely weekend. For the first time in what seems like FOREVER (at least 4 years) we had NO evening plans ALL WEEKEND LONG. It felt so awesome to tuck the kidoodles into bed and then glide into ours…movies, bad TV, books, […]

Fun with Pipe Cleaners and a Craft Kit Giveaway

Fun with Pipe Cleaners and a Craft Kit Giveaway

This morning, little Miss Bella grabbed a handful of metallic pipe cleaners from my office. She decided that she wanted to “make something” on the bus ride to school. Hey, I’m always down to craft! So, as soon as we got on the bus, she […]

Book Expo America: New Books for Kids and Parents Coming Soon

Book Expo America: New Books for Kids and Parents Coming Soon

I have been at a conference for bloggers (Blog World Expo) for the past few days. It has been incredible and I have learned a TON. I have especially learned just how much I don’t know and how much work I have ahead of me. […]

Go Ahead and TeetheMe

Go Ahead and TeetheMe

OK. So, I have to admit. I was a little bit upset (read: totally┬ádevastated) when I found out about this site. I was thinking of doing something very similar, and floop…there it is, already done. Never heard of TeetheMe? You’re about to thank me. You […]

A Beautiful Mother’s Day Weekend

A Beautiful Mother’s Day Weekend

Wow, this weekend could not have been more beautiful. The weather in NYC was fantastic. Warm, but not too hot. Sunny, breezy and oh so summery. Friday started it all off with a special party for grandparents at Bella’s school. My father was in town […]

Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms and moms-to-be. I just want to say that you’re amazing. You are doing a great job. You should be proud. Your kids are lucky to have you. I hope you spend the day enjoying motherhood and saying thank […]

Happy Friday: Bella Dances to Nicki Minaj

Happy Friday: Bella Dances to Nicki Minaj

Oh man…Bella has been obsessed, I mean OBSESSED, with “Starships” – the song by Nicki Minaj. Every chance she gets, she grabs Zack’s phone and blasts the song. She sings along sometimes, but mostly she dances. No, she rocks out. I mean, she interrupted her […]