Role Mommy on the Run
I am a lucky lady. Besides all of the obvious things - fantastic family, health, friends, etc. - my job takes me to amazing places and lets me have experiences that I can then share with our fabulous Role Mommy readers! Last weekend my hubby and I packed up the car and our two kids (ages 10 and 7) and headed to the gorgeous state of Vermont. I was invited by The Essex Resort & Spa to experience a special family getaway and get a taste of the dining and cooking academy.... Read more
From the Blogs
Role Mommy Q & A with the authors of "The Confidence Code" Katty Kay & Claire Shipman Why were you inspired to write " The Confidence Code"? It really grew out of our work on our book Womenomics. We'd noticed, in our reporting, that many of the extremely successful women we would interview would often express a certain hesitation about their abilities. They might laughingly confess they didn't know how they'd achieved what they had - or suggest they weren't sure they were really qualified. Since we'd often felt that way ourselves we understood it, but when we kept hearing it, we thought it was worth digging into. And, in fact, we found out that what had always seemed to be harmless or "natural" feelings, were in fact a manifestation of a widespread lack of confidence.... Read more
Are you looking for a HUGE recipe to feed a crowd that is not the typical pizza go-to? I created this with two friends for a middle school chili fest. We contributed to a chili party for 280 people and everyone enjoyed it. I hope you do, too!... Read more
The delightful cast of RIO is back in the hilarious, fun-filled sequel, RIO 2 that will have you dancing in your seats. Whether you see it in 3-D or not, you will be swept away by the amazing scenery and be transported to the Amazon. My husband, kids (ages 10 and 7) and I were lucky enough to see an advanced screening of the film and attend an awesome RIO 2 pool party! ... Read more
Various TV shows and access to the Internet have made fashion one of the most desirable industries to pursue a career and the talent who are entering the field are showing an interest at younger ages. Deyrmenjian provides tips on ways parents can grow their aspiring designer passions.... Read more
A few months ago, I wrote a post about how horrified I was seeing Miley Cyrus performing at the VMA Awards with a big foam finger, placing it in places that shouldn't have been aired on national TV. I ranted about how Miley used to be a role model and now she's turned into a sex pot who should be careful about destroying her image. She seemed out of control and a mess but somehow, the more wild she became, the more my daughter and her friends fell for her. So much so, that about six months ago, my daughter, who turns 15 tomorrow started begging me to go to her concert. And for several months, I held my ground and said no. But then I began to break. ... Read more
Plus: Take Back the Kitchen: Alma's Thai Green Curry with Beef , The Deeper Meaning of Mac and Cheese, Take Back the Kitchen: Alma's Ricotta and Apple Jelly Hors d'oeuvres, When Your Knee Gives Out, It's Time for a Movie Marathon, and even more in the archives!
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