Technology

If Not Now, When: On-line Learning

February 19, 2015

 Photo Credit: Steve Johnson/Flickr If Not Now, When: On-line Learning Welcome to guest blogger, Kristina Bicher, one of our first good friends in our hometown.  Kristina Bicher is a poet and mom living in the New York metropolitan area.  She has published a chapbook, Just Now Alive, and numerous poems in literary journals, as well as a recent article in The Atlantic on on-line learning.  Thanks to Kristina for the wonderful post on the latest innovation in education: on-line courses. Send to Kindle

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Family Travel Emergencies

January 29, 2015

  On a recent trip, we had plenty of time to think about Family Travel Emergencies! Family travel, as we all know, presents its own set of challenges, especially in distant locations where English isn’t the native language. It is quite likely that if you travel with your family often, sooner or later you could face an emergency of some kind.  We were reminded of this not too long ago when we were confronted with a potentially dangerous situation, and we thought it would be helpful to share our experiences and those of our readers in order to help other […]

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Cincinnati: Surprisingly Hip and Delightful

January 7, 2015

Cincinnati: Surprisingly Hip and Delightful The last time we visited Cincinnati was over ten years ago, as part of our family baseball tour.  Recently we traveled to Cincinnati twice on business and were surprised at the changes.  We think it is truly under-rated! Cincinnati’s visually striking mix of bridges over the winding Ohio River, combined with the unique urban architecture downtown, offers up a winning combination of the old and new.  We found a wide variety of historic parks and art museums nestled among very hip restaurants and hotels.  And don’t forget the Great American Ball Park, home of the Cincinnati Reds, which […]

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Holiday Vacation Movie Preview: “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb”

December 27, 2014

The Holiday Vacation Movie Previews made us fired up for the Christmas break. Attending as many movies as possible over the holiday vacation has always been a special multi-generational tradition in our family. Especially on Christmas day, when we are still enduring the food coma from the Seven Fish Christmas Eve dinner party (and yes Swedish Fish do count)! The swank Crosby Street Hotel in Soho   “NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: SECRET OF THE TOMB” So when “the Moms”, Denise Albert and Melissa Musen Gerstein, invited us to a screening of Night At the Museum: Secret of the Tomb at the […]

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An Extraordinary Event: An Irving Harper Auction!

December 16, 2014

The Extraordinary Irving Harper Witness An Extraordinary Event: An Irving Harper Auction for the first time ever! You know how we love art, so we are really excited to attend the Irving Harper Auction at the Rye Art Center on Saturday, January 10th from 5-7pm.  Please join us if you can to help support the incredible range of classes, programs, exhibits, and workshops for all ages, abilities, and backgrounds that the Rye Art Center provides to the Westchester Community. Harper, Untitled, Guernica Send to Kindle

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Trove and Uber: Helpful Apps for Working Women

June 19, 2014

What we need is now available!  Trove and Uber: Helpful Apps for Working Women make organizing carpools while curating important information for work and life (recipes, educational trends, healthcare advice) so much easier.   These genius apps make our daily routines so much less time-consuming. Trove: Helpful App for Working Women Who Need to Find Information Quickly Trove: Our friend Praveen Singh, who is a busy working mom and in charge of Corporate Development at the TYT Network, recently introduced us to Trove.  This fabulous app features the best stories shared by people with common interests.   Praveen says, “Trove lets me keep […]

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Benefits of Amazon Prime for Busy Working Moms

May 16, 2014

Knowing the Benefits of Amazon Prime for Busy Working Moms can make your life so much easier!  The tricky balancing act we all engage in as we try to manage both career and family is so much better if we can take advantage of any time-saving shortcuts. When friends at a professional moms’ networking event raved about Amazon Prime, we knew it could be the answer to some of our prayers.  After closely analyzing the service, reading the reviews and further consulting in-the-know friends, we rejoiced in finding that Amazon Prime delivers toilet paper and Drano right to our door. This […]

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Sitting Pretty With #STEAM

April 27, 2014

Sitting Pretty With #STEAM is what our nation needs to secure our competitive advantage. Our country’s future economy will be based upon our ability to innovate in science, technology, engineering and math, the ever popular STEM. Combine this skill set with America’s artistic talent to create STEAM and we will continue to be ahead of the curve. Send to Kindle

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