NYC Family Theater Review: The Fantasticks

The Fantasticks is the world’s-longest running musical written by Tom Jones with music by Harvey Schmidt. What started in a tiny theater in 1960 on Manhattan’s Greenwich Village, now resides smack dab in the middle of Time’s Square at the Snapple Theater. While the cast has boasted such notable names as Jerry Orbach, Rita Gardner, […]

MamaDramaNY Review: NO PLACE TO GO

Last Thursday, I had a date night!!! An incredibly long overdue date night with my husband to go see NO PLACE TO GO at Joe’s Pub. I hadn’t been to Joe’s Pub before and the last time my husband was there was to see Astrud Gilberto almost 10 years ago. So we were excited for this treat and the much anticipated show lauded in the New York Times just that day.

ERB Test: What Is the ERB and What to Know?

For many NYC parents, getting their child into a top choice elementary school has become a high stake, high anxiety process. With approximately 10,000 admission spots at all private nursery and continuing schools combined and more than several hundred thousand children under the age of five living in Manhattan alone, the competition can best be […]

MamaDrama NY: Godspell, A Review

By Elise Jones, blog editor Prepare ye, the wait is over! Godspell has made its grand return to Broadway and this is a show that will entertain both young and old. I was given tickets* to go see the revival of Godspell as part of MamaDrama NY and elected to take my 5 1/2 year […]

Baby Invasion: Is It Time to Move?

Our most recent teleseminar focused on a very important question that many families in a larger city face after having children and wanting to have more space: is it time to move? Jill Raff, NY realtor and mom of two, talked about the top five factors to think about when you may already have a […]

“Healthy Summer in the City” Online Chat- 6/23!

It’s summertime and the living is… HEALTHY! After spending a winter and wet spring stuck mostly indoors, it’s nice to finally have the beautiful weather to spend time outside. But as all city dwellers know, we tend to worry about the heat, the sun, the smells, the indoor air, and the food we consume since […]

Surviving the First Year: Mommybites Summit Session

By Mae Hacking, Here in This House Marsha Greenberg M.S., M.S. W., a New York City therapist, shared an evocative and thought-provoking view on the shifting relationships among the mother, partner and baby in the baby’s first year. Along the way, she shared her thoughts on how to survive the many changes in store.