5 Fun NYC Family Events March 2015
(Sports, Books & More)

The Daffodil, the floral emblem of March

Earlier this week, I slipped on the ice and banged the back of my head. I am totally fine, but it's an understatement to write that I'm SO ready for spring! Anyway, if you want some ideas regarding fun family events in NYC for March, below are some of my favorite picks: 5 Fun NYC Family Events March 2015 1. (Tuesday, March 10th at 7:30pm) BNP Paribas Showdown - For tennis fans, you can see Continue Reading

Gift Ideas for 8-Year-Old Boys
(Go Seany, It’s Your Birthday!)

hey seany it's your birthday

Sean's eighth birthday was Sunday, February 22nd. (Where did the time go?!) We primarily celebrated on Saturday because we knew that we had church and meetings on Sunday. It was "Sean's day". He was able to choose what we have for breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as deciding what we did in between meals. We played some video games, card games and watch a movie so it was a nice, relaxing Continue Reading

Chinese New Year 2015 for Kids in NYC

Chinese New Year 2015 for Kids in NYC

Chinese New Year 2015 falls on Thursday, February 19th. It's the Year of the Goat/Sheep/Ram.  There are a lot of activities and events in NYC to celebrate this cultural event. Below are some top picks: Chinese New Year 2015 for Kids in NYC - The New York Chinese Cultural Center is offering several Lunar New Year Celebrations in 2015 - from February 15th to February 21st. - Flushing Town Hall Continue Reading

Easy Cajun Jambalaya Recipe (Plus Extra Tips!)

Easy Cajun Jambalaya Recipe

A few weeks ago, I went with a group of friends to J. Gumbo's NYC for an Easy Cajun Jambalaya Recipe cooking demo. Chef Ken (of Cajun in the City) showed us how to make the recipe with the "holy trinity" of Cajun cooking - bell pepper, celery and onion.  (I love the way that he says onion. It reminds me of Raymond from Princess and the Frog!) Chef Ken was kind enough to let me post his Continue Reading

Opportunity Costs and Miracle Mornings

My 2015 Vision Board

When I did a survey regarding what Mom in the City readers wanted to see on the site in 2015, "Work-life balance tips" was one of the top 5 things that readers wanted to learn more about. Time (self!) management has been one of my strengths, but I constantly need to keep learning new tips and techniques as my life gets more and more full. Juggling marriage, motherhood, ministry and a couple of Continue Reading