Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Show Must Go On

Every year, at about this time, I have my entire summer planned. Yes, you read that right. Every February, I have usually planned out all 3 months of summer vacation, including payment for all summer camps and reservations for vacation … Continue reading

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The Write Stuff

Every time I’m home for a few days, I engage in what Jeremy’s mom and I call “overcompensation.” I feel enormous pressure to be the most fun mom and the best spouse ever. In my 4 days home, I kept … Continue reading

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Catch Me If You Can

When Sam was 7, he had done 10 productions at Desert Stages Theatre, and decided to audition at another local theatre called Greasepaint. They were auditioning for a production of Snoopy and needed a young Woodstock. During the auditions, the … Continue reading

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Magic To Do

When Sam got the part in the Addams Family, I spoke to Jeremy’s grandmother who is doing most of the guardian duties for Jeremy. She is a 72 year old wonderful woman named Sandy, who is a rabbi’s wife and … Continue reading

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Define Normal

In the Addams Family Musical, Wednesday tells her family she just wants them to act normal at dinner with her new boyfriend, Lucas’ parents. Grandma Addams raises her hand and says: “Wednesday? Define normal.” I have been thinking a lot … Continue reading

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Almost Famous

Ever since I was young, I always related everything in my life to a scene from a movie I had seen. Camp reminded me of scenes from Meatballs, I would always quote Animal House at college parties, and I would … Continue reading

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Finding Nemo

Carlotta was an au pair for one year prior to coming to us. She was with a family on Long Island, NY that had four children under the age of 8 (including 2 year old twins). They were severely hit … Continue reading

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