22Jun

Brave: A Film with Girl Power

Brave

  Last night I went to a preview of the new Disney Pixar film, BRAVE. The event was graciously hosted by Visit Scotland.  I didn't take my nine year-old daughter.  It was a busy day in the city and I didn't have time to get home to bring her into the city.  But this is a film that I want her to see, that she has to see, and you had better believe I will be back in the cinema this weekend, with her in tow. Why? Because the character in the film is someone I hope my own daughter to resemble - a strong heroine with a mind of her own.  She's Read More

19Mar

A Scottish Celebration in Central Park

A Scottish Celebration

            I have to admit that I have a fetish for Scotland.  I first went when I was 23 years-old to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and became hooked.  I've since been back with my kids to this insanely wonderful country and love to celebrate its grandiosity every chance I get. Organized by the New York Road Runners & sponsored by the Scottish Government, the Scotland Run is part of a program of activities celebrating Scotland Week 2012. Scotland Week is organized by the Scottish Government, Read More

25Mar

Mom or Girlfriend Getaway: Bike Across Scotland

Scotland Bridge

Looking to getaway without the kids for a week this summer?  All moms need a break, and taking a week off is the best way to rejuvenate your spirit and soul.  While it's great to travel with the kids, a week away on your own won't hurt anyone.  With the proper childcare in place, all worries can be alleviated in your absence.    With nothing to worry about, why not have an adventure on your own?  Here at the Culture Mom, we're all about finding your spirit and running with it.  Go with a friend, go on your own.  Feel no guilt.  There's nothing wrong with Read More