Parenting

A Straphanger Mom’s Longest 7 seconds

Our friend, Laura, shares a personal story that we can learn a thing or two from… We are city folks, for better or worse.  Our entire family travels to school and work every day by subway.  As a mom of 2, I have been carting my kids to and fro via mass transit...

RIP Sherwood Schwartz

The television producer, Sherwood Schwartz passed away yesterday.  I never met him but growing up in suburban New Jersey, as he did, I leant on his Bradys for solace more often than just time to time. Yes, The Brady Bunch was about as campy as any John Waters film and...

Body + Mind + Spirit = Emme

Emme and I sat down last week after her performance in Nora Ephron’s off Broadway show Love, Loss and What I Wore.  I enjoyed our conversation on the sheer importance of getting together with friends, taking pride in who you are, hugging it out and essentially...
Deconstructing the Lemonade Stand

Deconstructing the Lemonade Stand

Looking for a creative and fun activity for your kids that will get them away from the Wii? An old-fashioned lemonade stand is always a fun idea. Thanks, in part, to the great book, The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies, my daughters have been inspired. They love to...

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