12Jul

What Brooklyn Families is All About

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A few weeks ago I received the most unexpected, marvelous invitation to the Brooklyn Museum to find out more about their program Brooklyn Families. Coming from Westchester, I knew the museum would be a bit of a hike very early on a Saturday morning, but my curiosity was peaked about what the museum is doing to engage families. I am always looking for ways to engage my own children in art. They pull me away from museums; I want to pull them in. Brooklyn Families Another big draw: a personal tour of David Bowie is, an exhibit about who was perhaps my Read More

05Nov

Join me and Kids Club 13 at the Children’s Fair at the Brooklyn Museum

Hey, you guys!!!!!! Come see an interactive performance with Jessica and Shock, plus Electric Company goodies and more. Join Kids Club Thirteen (and The Culture Mom, I'll be there!) at the Brooklyn Museum on Saturday, November 13th! The Brooklyn Museum’s fourth annual Children’s Book Fair will feature more than thirty-five newly published stories by Brooklyn-based authors and illustra tors. Meet your favorite Brooklyn authors, and engage hands-on art activities, book signings, and readings. Come sing, dance, and meet Read More

23Jul

A Visit to New York City and a Langenscheidt Map Giveaway

BlogHer is in less than two weeks and I've been reading all the #BlogHer10 tweets about what to do, what to see, where to eat, where to go in New York City.  Here I'd like to talk about a visit to New York City and a Langenscheidt Map Giveaway. I love, love, love New York City.  I've been living here a while now, so I certainly know what's going on.  Here's my quick hit list of what not to miss on your visit during BlogHer.  (Please note that I made this list with solo travel in mind, thinking that most of you are leaving your kids at home). What Read More