Archive for the 'Mommy 'hood' Category



Feeling ODD and Grateful in the ‘Hood

Published on November 26, 2014

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Fall is my favorite time of year – I’m starting to learn that there’s a certain amount of hullabaloo that the Critter and I have to go through the first month of school and once we get the hang of everything in his new grade, including all his extracurricular activities, teacher meetings, open houses, volunteer [...]


The REAL New Year has started, finally…

Published on January 22, 2014

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I can’t ever get my act together in the New Year until I get through the PBS Winter Press Tour, which, for me is a biannual week of joining my fellow PBS Kids VIPs together with the Television Critics Association to review the new season’s offerings from PBS. Yesterday I hugged Abby Cadaby, Count von [...]


Wow, Thank You CBS LA – I’m honored!

Published on September 21, 2013

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I was so surprised and honored to find that CBS LA has named me as a mom to follow in order to navigate momhood in Los Angeles. Liz Peterson reports that I am in some seriously helpful company – I don’t know if I’m worthy! Thank you Liz, Thank you CBSLA!


For the Love of Cookie, it’s Season 44 on Sesame Street!

Published on September 15, 2013

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I have been saving this fun video I took at the PBS Press Tour in August so I can share it in celebration of the newest season on Sesame Street – welcome number 44! The Critter, Cookie, and I talk about cookies, family, friends, neighbors, and…self control. Noting how quickly we can point to a [...]


Our Annual Whale Watching + Aquarium of the Americas + Baby Penguins = FUN

Published on September 9, 2013

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We had such a great time whale watching this year with Harbor Breeze Cruises and Aquarium of the Americas! It was an amazing day, weather-wise, and the Critter and I enjoyed the company of some of our favorite blogger pals and their kiddos as we cut across the ocean in the gorgeous new addition to [...]


Counting Blessings at Summer’s End

Published on August 6, 2013

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Thank you all for all your kindnesses, comforting comments and private messages with regard to my last post. Your support really has helped me to get back to the business of being me and taking care of my family. In loading these photos that might have been posted back in June, I realize how much [...]


PBS Annual Meeting – Sultry Breezes and Saucy New Characters

Published on June 10, 2013

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I am still swooning from all the creative inspiration that I found this year at the PBS Annual Meeting. The PBS Kids VIPS were guests of PBS so that we might bring our readers more information on new AND tried and true programming on our favorite station! Very exciting this year is Mando, the new [...]


The Story Pirates at Critter’s Birthday!

Published on June 4, 2013

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I had SO much fun planning the Critter’s birthday this year! I had the good fortune to arrange that the Story Pirates would perform at the party, and can honestly say that I have never been so excited to share something fun and new with our friends and family.
I first saw the Story [...]


Steve Songs gives the Bloggers Musical Love

Published on May 15, 2013

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I am just speechless over the song that Mr. Steve of PBS Kids wrote for us bloggers! He included all of our blog names!


The New Guy on Sesame Street – Mando!

Published on May 14, 2013

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I was one lucky mommy today – I was one of the first people to see the newest character on Sesame Street here at the PBS Annual Meeting! A huge search was undertaken to find the perfect person to join the cast and Ismael Cruz Cordova is THE guy.
I got to talk to Ismael after [...]