Tag Archive: Moms

Shooting a Promo at Maker Studios for The Mom’s View

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Just another Sunday… “And ACTION!” “FLAMETHROWER GUY! NOTICE FLAMETHROWER GUY!” If I tell you any more I might have to kill you. My daughters got to look on and be extras in one scene while I spent a very fun day taping a promo for the The Mom’s View and Maker Moms. I’m feeling pretty…

Back to School Shopping for ME

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After my annual bloodletting pilgrimage for back to school supplies at Staples this week I was in need of a little actual retail therapy. As much as I tried to shop for myself right there in that office supplies mecca I know so well, I knew I was ultimately going to have to get my…

Spring Cleaning: Making Outfits for my Boys

Every morning we get 4 kids, aged 4 through 15, out the door by 7 am. It’s not easy. Particularly for the littler ones, aged 4 & 7. They’d be happy to dress themselves daily. But I’m not so sure the school wants to see them in Mario PJ bottoms that are two sizes too…

Influence vs Expertise: May the REAL Mom Win!

Earlier today Gizmodo challenged my friend Andrea Fellman of Savvy Sassy Moms to defend her Mom Influence, and Klout to defend their ranking system as well. They wrote an article entitled “Can a Dumb Social Media Tool turn this Chump into the Internet’s Top Mom?” Andrea is ranked #1 on Klout in the Topic “Moms”….

Top 10 Mom Pix on Instagram #Momstagram

I’ll admit it. I’m completely addicted to Instagram. Both taking photos and looking at the photos of friends and strangers around the world. I tune in before I go to sleep, and scroll through as I eat breakfast. Some of my favorite people to follow are my fellow moms. I’ve noticed a trend with our…

Fab New Facebook Feature for Moms

My brilliant developer husband just came up with a new Facebook feature for me. Check out the toolbar from this screenshot. I’m going to be using this option a lot!

Scissor Skills in 2nd Grade Don’t Make Your Kid a Surgeon

This past week I volunteered at school in my 2nd grader’s Art Masters class. I’ve been a little absent in the classroom this year. Not by choice. It just hasn’t been an option for me with my husband out of town and the demands of work and my three other kids. I get itchy each…

{Review} TimeMine Planners Find Time for YOU

Earlier this school year I reviewed a planner. It was lovely. I liked it. So did my darling teenaged daughter. She NEEDED it, she argued, to keep track of homework, classes, dances, etc. Who am I to argue with a teen that wants to use a planner? Her time is valuable too. I gave it…

Alcoholism or Obesity: Which Affects Moms More?

You know who’s obese in your social circle. They wear their condition on the outside.¬† Statistically speaking, you also know several people who have problems with alcohol. They are your friends and your family. But do you know who is an alcoholic? Would you judge them if they came to you for help? A shocking…

Cottonelle asks you to “Respect the Roll”

Here’s a list of things you might not expect to see together. Bear with me and I will make it all make sense: Toilet Paper Malibu Beach House Brazil Mad Men Jonathan Adler Moms Last week I went to “The Malibu Beach House” for an event sponsored by Cottonelle toilet paper….