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Meet the NYC Cast: Estelle Sobel Erasmus by Varda on March 30, 2012
 
It gives me great pleasure to bring you today’s accomplished Meet the Cast member, Estelle Sobel Erasmus: Estelle Sobel Erasmus is a journalist, former magazine editor, author, and columnist whose life and lifestyle has completely changed since the birth of her daughter in April 2009. I recently asked how becoming a mother has changed … Continue Reading ››

Mom’s Talk Q & A: Seeking Salvation in a Short Vacation

 
 Moms Talk Q & A: Seeking Salvation in a Short VacationCrayola FactoryCourtesy of Discover Lehigh Valley
 
Q: I am in desperate need of a vacation that gets me out of New Jersey, but does not require that I hop on a plane, brood in tow. Can you recommend a few fun weekend trips that I can take with my family?
A: I completely understand where you are coming from. However, I would try to keep an open … Continue Reading ››

Mom’s Talk Q&A: When Will My Toddler Tell Me It’s ‘Potty Time’ So I Can Throw Away the Diapers?

IMG 96461 200x300 Moms Talk Q&A: When Will My Toddler Tell Me It’s Potty Time So I Can Throw Away the Diapers? Q: My two-year-old toddler is showing signs of potty readiness (knows when she needs her diaper changed and asks for it; puts her teddy bear on the potty) but she’s leery about going on it herself. How can I be sure that it’s time to train her? A: Relax Mom. She appears to be right on schedule. According to … Continue Reading ››

Mom’s Talk Q&A: Getting Great Outdoor Photographs (In a Flash)

IMG 0077 2 31 200x300 Moms Talk Q&A: Getting Great Outdoor Photographs (In a Flash) Photo by Mary McConville of  www.tearsofjoyphotography.com  Q: With sunny weather finally (finally) here, I want to take some flattering shots of my three-year-old outside in our backyard. Can you provide me with a few professional tips to get her picture-perfect? A: While I enjoy looking at the pictures from my daughter’s holiday photo shoot last December (which took place indoors), I also love … Continue Reading ››

I’ve been Cast in Listen to Your Mother-The New York Production

Stay tuned for more info. This event, as performed by mom bloggers, writers, actresses and producers, will excite your senses, stimulate your passion, and adeptly underline the reasons we become mothers and the affect becoming a mother has on our lives. You'll laugh, cry, nod your heads in agreement and take a mental margarita during this not-to-be-missed afternoon in May. badge2 Ive been Cast in Listen to Your Mother The New York ProductionContinue Reading ››

Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, New Jersey: A lesson in every exhibition

191411 10150116340493124 195637458123 6593774 2036766 o1 300x199 Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, New Jersey: A lesson in every exhibitionHas your child ever asked you questions like: “mommy, how long do you need to wash hands to kill germs?” Or, “daddy, what causes tornados?” If so, you’re probably aware how easy it is to get frustrated and flustered while attempting to explain the science behind these questions to your curious child. To the rescue: a quick family trip … Continue Reading ››

Dealing with your child’s dairy sensitivity on Cinco de Mayo and beyond

It's Cinco de Mayo and celebrations are afoot today and throughout the weekend. Attending a party where traditional tres leche (three milk cake) and other dairy delights are served however can cause a problem for children with dairy sensitivities. So what’s a concerned mom to do? “The key is to be organized and prepare snacks and meals in advance and bring them with you (or give them to your child … Continue Reading ››