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The Parent Show


As informative as it is, our generation’s media coverage brings it all to us at lightening speed.  Perhaps more coverage than we need to be exposed to.   But what about our kids’ exposure?  How are they processing the often disturbing talk and visuals that are … read more

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While strolling along Sesame Street last week, I bumped into Murray Monster (side note: puppeteer is my friend, Joey Mazzarino, who also played Roary on Blues Room).  While Murray was lively and nothing shy of entertaining, what I loved about our day was that he always has the … read more

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As a creator of childrens television programs, a reviewer can be your best or worst friend.  It seems that kids TV is the last thing reviewers want to talk about.  It’s not as sexy or interesting to them as say, reviewing the season premiere of … read more



I recently spoke with Ana Flores of  Ana is such a treasure!  She shared her passion and her expertise as we discussed the importance of raising multilingual children.  It was nice to see how we share a similar philosophy.  While my goal has been to … read more



If there was only one thing that I could pass onto my girls, it would be a strong sense of self.  This would give them the strength to be great decision makers that can direct their own course in life, and in turn positively effecting others. … read more

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It’s not often that I hang out with astrophysicists during my day.  But if they’re anything like Neil deGrasse Tyson (director of the Hayden Planetarium), I’ll make it a point to more often!  My interview with him for The Parent Show reminded me of what I … read more

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Dear Mom, I know that you always said that “You will thank me some day when you are a mother!” Well, I am a mother and now I completely understand what you meant. So, Thank you for always yelling at the top of your lungs … read more



Interviewing Johnny Tartaglia was amazing.  First of all, sitting in the audience watching him act, sing and puppeteer on Avenue Q gave me the chills.  I just knew he was the real deal.  And getting to know him as a person made me realize just … read more



 Recently I spoke with Ana Flores of, and she got me thinking about the importance of exposing my girls to their cultural inheritance.  My husband and I are both of Italian descent, and even though we don’t speak Italian, there are lots of … read more

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Angela Santomero in New Orleans

You know those times in your life you will never forget?  For me, this past weekend was one of those them.  I just returned from New Orleans where I premiered The Parent Show at the Mom 2.0 conference.  I met so many amazing moms (and … read more