Archive for the 'Websites' Category

The Value of Public Television

Published on October 18, 2012

Tweet When the Critter was about eighteen months old I found this Feist video on He was completely enraptured by it! I now had five minutes to go to the bathroom or make a phone call and know that my wee one was entertained. But that was only the beginning of the benefit of […]

Kicking off Summer with PBS Kids

Published on June 19, 2012

Tweet One of the best parts about having a kidlet is having the legitimate excuse to immerse myself in kids’ stuff, to which I have admitted an addiction. I think back on summers in Gulfport Mississippi, where my parents’ office was located across the street from the very glamorous (really!) Gulfport-Harrison Library. I would spend […]

Being BeverlyHillsMom means…

Published on July 18, 2011

Tweet …that sometimes I get to meet the most amazing people. Fellow Los Angeles mommy Jamie sent me an email recently introducing herself, and I’m SO glad she did. If she hadn’t, I never would have seen this amazing video that told me a story of what’s she’s been up to the last few years. […]

Announcing – Three new ways for me to overshare!

Published on June 13, 2011

Tweet I am so honored to be asked to contribute to two new sites for women and moms! You may have noticed on Twitter that I wrote posts for GalTime and MomsLA over the weekend, covering Kidstock and L’Enfant Terrible’s Fun Festival of Tragedy. I am really excited to be able to share more of […]

Chef Angelo & Pepe the Prawn cook it up with Cat Cora in the Muppets Kitchen

Published on October 4, 2010

Tweet The Critter and I were SO excited to go to Disney Studios last week, which, with no traffic, is about a half hour drive from the ‘hood. We headed up to celebrate the launch of two new web series by Disney Online, Muppets Kitchen and Hasty Tasty Cooking. Fellow native Mississippian Cat Cora and […]

Resourcefully relaxing

Published on March 3, 2010

Tweet These moms are learning about the great resources on Disney Family’s website for moms while enjoying the amenities at the Burke Williams Spa in Santa Monica.

I confess – I love TV

Published on September 14, 2009

Tweet I think about television a lot these days. As much as I love Beverly Hills and the whole La La Land thing, I wonder what it will be like for my little Critter to grow up with these places as his reality – I really can’t imagine what will be exposed to him as […]

Abundance of riches – torpor of spirit

Published on August 3, 2008

Tweet Right now I have a couple of hours to do anything I want to do. I have before me: • Beverly Hills Community Services Bulletin – and pore over pages six and seven – I can stress about whether the Critter is properly stimulated prior to entering preschool. • Read I, Rhoda Manning, Go […]

I am an addict.

Published on March 11, 2008

Tweet My mommy friend from Babies First Class invited me to the Invitation Only site for Mommies. At first it was, “I’m not one of those moms.” And then a little more here, a little more there, and I was hooked. I’m Alexandra and I’m a CityMommy addict