Following the closing of the Silicon Valley Moms Group site, and the resultant closing of its Book Club, I have joined a new blogging book club entitled From Left to Write. The idea of From Left to Write is not to write a book review per se but rather a post in which the blogger connects that month’s book to an anecdote [...]
The winner of the Family Four-Pack of tickets to see “Peter Pan” at the Emerald City Theater is…Melanie from Tales from the Crib. Congratulations! Please contact me with your email address so I can mae sure that you get your tickets.
Thanks to all who left funny and sweet comments about their or their children’s [...]
An SV Moms Group Book Club post: Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok
Immigration has been a extremely charged topic in American politics for decades. President Obama and Senator McCain heatedly debated the issue of immigration reform during the 2008 election, when the Latino vote was believed to be crucial. And Arizona’s draconian new law targeting undocumented workers is only [...]
For children who are used to TiVo-ed television shows, DVD players in cars, and watching movies on their parents’ iPhones, there’s something particularly captivating about live theater. The lights go down; the audience is silent; and a performance that cannot be paused for a snack or potty break begins. Of course, most plays are not [...]
Intrigued by the descriptions of the fruit spreads and pickled vegetables that I make in my kitchen? Would you like to learn how to preserve the best of summer’s bounty? Perhaps you have a garden overflowing with zucchini or tomatoes or love to go to pick-your-own farms, but are stumped with what to do with all those berries when you get [...]