Book Review: The Dinner Party

Book Review: The Dinner Party

Holiday gatherings are always fodder for secrets to emerge and family dysfunction to run rampant. Long Island novelist, Brenda Janowitz’s fifth novel, “The Dinner Party” (St. Martin’s Press – 286 pages) humorously portrays a suburban Connecticut Passover dinner....
Bringing Sexy Back, Quickly

Bringing Sexy Back, Quickly

I used to rock the hell out of sexy, I swear. But for me these days the thought of Valentine’s Day conjures up feelings of stress as I wonder where sexy has even gone. Call it having three kids, a husband who travels on a weekly basis, and zero time to spend on...
Review: The Number One Cup

Review: The Number One Cup

A Must-have Product Designed Especially with Young Boys and “Number One” in Mind.  I purchased The Number One Cup to support a local mom friend and at first I was unsure about it, remembering stories that my late mother-in-law (who only had sons)...
Review: Mad Libs Live!

Review: Mad Libs Live!

Book and Lyrics by Robin Rothstein; Music by Jeff Thomson; Choreographed by Robin Levine; Directed by Austin Regan; Produced by Ava, Max & Peter Cane Off Broadway, New Musical
Runs through 1.3.16
New World Stages, 340 West 50th Street Click here for...
Mad Libs – The New LIVE! Musical

Mad Libs – The New LIVE! Musical

We are pumped here at Mommy Effect for the premiere of Mad Libs – The New LIVE! Musical. We can hardly keep our dictionaries closed while waiting to experience this new interactive family musical inspired by the popular fill-in-the-blanks game Mad Libs.   The...