This is a proud moment. I stand on stage looking out at a sea of tear-strewn faces smiling back at me—at us. We share our stories and ultimately we connect with the audience, with each other, with humanity. Every Family's Got One stories shed light on the complicated and beautiful condition of life and family. … Continue reading Beaming From a Spectacular Show!
I’m on Daily Mail TV talking about screen time and kids! Thank you, Daily Mail TV, for covering this issue and including me in the conversation. Watch the full video here!
There's an awesome write-up about the Every Family's Got One show in Newsday! Check out these true stories of encounters with tigers, growing up off the grid, and a daughter (me) meeting her biological father. To hear these stories and more, come to the Every Family's Got One show at My Father's Place at The Roslyn Hotel … Continue reading Every Family’s Got One Show
YOU'RE INVITED to an evening of great food, delightful surprises -- and 8 amazing family stories! I'm thrilled to be one of the storytellers taking the stage! Get your tickets today! MyFathersPlace.com Here's the exciting mix of storytellers: Aliaa Dawoud, Ellie Devers, Molly England, Linda Kuriloff, Lisa Leshaw, Adam Selbst, Tara Visconti, and Lance Werth
Today was a momentous day. Not the type of momentous occasion like a birthday, an anniversary, or when a child loses their first tooth—bigger than that. Today I did something for myself as a mom and—I. felt. no. guilt. That’s right. None. Sure, in my nine years of motherhood, I’ve done nice things for myself. … Continue reading Guilt-Free Mom
Sometimes when you stop, or maybe even simply pause, your kids can find you. You may have been there the whole time—but you are always a blur. A busy blur flashing from your to-do list to spouting “don’t do that” at the kids. I sat down after feeling dizzy from my sock-picking-up-dish-loading cycle. I caught … Continue reading Be Still
It’s 12:53 am. Maybe it’s the coffee typing or maybe it’s me, but I’m restless. I’m reeling from excitement. Today I took time for me. Do you know what that feels like? Initially it feels like my coffee, Bullet Proof brain octane oil, collagen protein powder, and Kerrygold butter, before I hit blend. Totally going … Continue reading Feeling Frothy
Dear moms, people of moms, It’s raining because we need watering. Be grateful for the sustenance. Today is your day to replenish. Sending love, Me
This smile is so pervasive that I smile looking at it again. The kids and I are in the parking lot of Rite Aid, about to go inside to indulge in some wild Black Friday deals. Just kidding, we are going to get dish soap, dishwasher detergent, and eye makeup remover, oh, and something to … Continue reading Smile
All I am looking for is a quiet bench; a bench to rest my weary body and mind. It was a rough week for me, and I felt like the boy in Silverstein’s The Giving Tree, when he says, "I don't need very much now...just a quiet place to sit and rest. … Continue reading A Quiet Bench