New Year’s Quiz: 2009 In Review

I love the idea of looking back at accomplishments of the last year, and taking a moment to contemplate how far I’ve come.  This is becoming a tradition at Mom et al, one that I hope to continue for many years ahead.  Here is my quiz from last year.  I am happy to see that [...]


This past month has been a difficult sea of movement for me, at times a torrent of waking hours followed by minuscule passages of fitful sleep.  How I got through it all, it would seem, is simply by the fact that time marches forward.  It may not feel simple as it is passing, but pass [...]

Review- Disney on Ice Presents 100 Years of Magic

Christmas just kept on coming for the Mom et al household this year.  After the fun festivities of Christmas, the long awaited day to attend Disney on Ice Presents 100 Years of Magic at the TD Garden in Boston had finally arrived.  The kids were donned in their favorite Disney character t-shirts of course, and [...]

Mommy’s Rude Awakening

What was that? Was that a scream? What time is it? 4:00 a.m. Ugh.


There it is again! That’s Sofia. That is not a normal cry, not at all. My God, is she hurt? Fall out of bed? Bad dream? Bleeding? Abduction? Did we lock the doors? There it is again. Baby, I’m coming!


Giveaway Contest- Disney on Ice

When I confirmed that I would be partnering again with Mom Central to promote the next Feld Entertainment show that is coming to our area, I made one teeny tiny mistake.  I told my daughter that we are going to see the show a full three weeks before our opening night tickets.  That would be [...]