| Apr 15, 2014
| 3:19 PM
My boys and I are doing a pretty long road trip this week, which is best explained on my other blog: Click right here to read about it. (We’re rescuing a litter of puppies in Tennessee.)
Two moms and four boys are traveling 14 ½ hours (each way)...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 5:40 AM
There's sleepless nights, guilt and tantrums, but there's also pure happiness, pride, joy and unconditional love!
There's no debating that being a parent is an emotional roller coaster, with many ups and downs, it's quite a ride! Moms and Dads need a...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 11:28 AM
High school students applying to colleges are now being advised to avoid focusing on their “voluntourism” trips when writing their college essays. Having your parents pay the bill so you can spend a week “helping” in a sunny locale...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:15 AM
FAIRFIELD — Business put me on I-95 on Sunday, a day when I used to count on clear sailing. And I was in luck — southbound. The road was clear, but for about 20 miles I watched northbound traffic backed up bumper to bumper, measuring...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 2:50 AM
Last winter, we were in New York City to see the "Christmas Spectacular" at Radio City Music Hall when my son, Sam, spied a billboard for "Matilda the Musical", soon to arrive at the Shubert Theater on Broadway.
Deeply interested in a third-grade unit...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 2:54 PM
New Haven is thought by many to be Connecticut’s top restaurant town, although the Gold Coast also offers a wealth of dining opportunities and Greater Hartford is definitely up and coming. Despite the strength of our dining scene, Greater New...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 9:12 AM
BRISTOL -- Diane Keaton stood just outside the Twister ride at Lake Compounce on Monday afternoon, crew members shielding her from the sun and near 90-degree heat with an umbrella and battery-operated fan as she waited to film her first scene.
| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:05 AM
Ah, vacation. More than ever before, I put aside the work, the chores, all the stuff that mucked-up some of the summer and focused on my family during the last week. We swam, rode bikes, took kayak trips, played frisbee and board games...and did a lot...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 2:25 PM
That’s what my kiddoes get for summer vacation this year, thanks to a late end (today!) and an early start (a full week before Labor Day.)
They’ve got plans to spend all 59 of those days doing amazing, relaxing,...
| May 16, 2013
| 2:20 AM
The Mandell Jewish Community Center in West Hartford is planning to modernize it's well-known Jonathan's Dream Playground and is asking for "brainstorming help" from the community during a public forum scheduled for Thursday, May 23rd at 6:00pm.
| May 3, 2013
| 7:51 PM
The title of the show, "Good vs. Evil," seemed fitting enough. TV personality, author and former chef Anthony Bourdain is known for his biting, caustic and often profane wit; French chef and culinary star Eric Ripert is stylish and urbane with a...