Category Parenting

My Lo……The Drama Queen

When my teenager was little I thought “There is no way anyone can be as dramatic as this child”. Universe, that was not a challenge. My Lo is 5 now and she isn’t annoying dramatic, she’s just very dramatic. Everything is all about love, cuddles, how much she misses me, how she can’t live without…
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Extra-curricular Activites

As a child, I absolutely LOVED to participate in sports. I did gymnastics. Soccer (2 seasons per year) Softball. Speed skating (don’t laugh…yes, on good ol’ roller skates). And I loved every minute. Except when I tried to do gymnastics at Bela Karolyi’s gym, along side Mary Lou Retton. That, I quit after 3 months….
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Car Seat Confessions

I am somewhat of a planner. Ok, not always but there are some things I really sit & think my way through. One of them has been car seats. Yeah, the oh-so-controversial topic. Which, for the record, I do not understand WHY. Why would you NOT keep your kids as safe as possible for as…
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The Inside World

Following is the piece I wrote for the LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER and The Partnership at Drugfree.org live-streaming event of personal stories to #EndMedicineAbuse. The Inside World You’€™re only seven now Bob, but when you’€™re older, a little older than now, we will have a talk. We will sit down and I will assure you…
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The Playground Crashers

In the past week or so, we have hit a few different playgrounds, rather than sticking strictly to Lithuania Park. It has been some time since we have visited Baird Playground. It was a nice change for the kids! The sand is similar to the sand found on tropical beaches, and the kids were quick…
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Parenting Tips to Get You Through the Summer

Summer is here! It is wonderful having the kids around more, but that can sometimes lead to arguments and tension. It can take some adjusting for everyone to get used to being together again. I thought the end of the school year would be a great time to share some parenting tips to get you…
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My Favorite Children’s Books

Since it is Children’s Book Week I thought I’d share some of my very favorite children’s books. There are SO many mainstream/classic/popular books that we all love as a family, but some of these books in particular are special because many of them are from my own childhood.  For whatever reason, these stories really stuck…
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7 Tips for Having Your Kids in a Wedding

With Spring and Summer approaching, wedding season is upon us. Weddings are exciting and fun. Unless you happen to be the parent of kids in a wedding, in which case the whole experience can be stressful. This past summer, I had all three of my kids in a wedding. My twins had just turned 4…
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Have Kids? Will Travel!!!

A few weeks ago in NYC I was a guest on John Fugelsang’sTV show VIEWPOINT. If you’re a follower of this blog then you know that I am now a bi-coastal MOMMY who is doing my best to keep up with my comedy, speaking and television career as well as being a full-time Mom. Since Baby Bean was born almost…
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