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Momfidence! cheers on commonsense parenting and sighs at the rest. How to worry less, wing it more. A.k.a. parenting by the seat of my mid-rise mom jeans.

About Paula Spencer

I'm the author of Momfidence! An Oreo Never Killed Anybody and Other Secrets of Happier Parenting, and a mom of four in Chapel Hill, North Carolina (where you can't even buy Oreos at the two wholesome groceries nearest to my home).

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May 26, 2009

No this isn't a moribund blog though you'd think so from the way this May is running. fyi, a new thing at womansday.com: A Q&A "Momfidence" blog starts up next month!

You can ask away at momfidence@gmail.com

(That's a pic of the little icon they're using. I feel like a postage stamp! Or a green stamp, anyone remember those?)

Denise says...

Cool! I look forward to it. Nice pic of you on the icon stamp. Hope you're enjoying/enjoyed your holidays.

Barbara says...

New Yorkers,
On Father's Day,
Share an hour of Great Music and Fabulous Refreshments!
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An Innovative Musical Show for The Entire Family
A Family of Four Pays Only $55.

Happy Father's Day!

Instead of attending a baseball game or spending an afternoon bowling this year , New York fathers can share a wonderful music experience and enjoy light refreshments with their families. Join Link Ensemble for a hilarious, educational and totally unexpected musical journey. Kids of all ages will enjoy the hilarious Wolfgang Amadeus Schmutzinberry as he presents the great chamber works of the twentieth century A group of four can see LINKDS, the family show presented by Link Ensemble on June 21st at 2 pm at the Tenri Gallery, 43A West 13th Street for only $55. That is the price of a single upper deck ticket Yankee Stadium .

Link Ensemble and Rami Vamos created a production giving children the rare opportunity to experience the music of their time - including lots of audience participation in an hour-long performance. LINKIDS steps out of the ordinary repertoire to invite children to taste the music of Ravel, Bartok, Messiaen, Harrison and Reich as they sample fantastic snacks. So,come in and hear the unexpected combinations of voice, violin, cello, flute, clarinet, piano and percussion and meet Pierrot (Lunaire) at Tenri Gallery, a wonderful, intimate space.

Tickets are usually $17.

However, a special Family Discount is available. Only $13.75 per ticket when four or more tickets are ordered (by phone only). Call 212 868 4444 - Don't forget to use the special code - FAMILY.

Reserve your tickets today. Space is limited!

more about LINKIDS
Wolfgang Amadeus Schmutzinberry, the imaginary composer, thinks he is a musical genius. He looks and dresses like Mozart but lacks basic skills... Each Schmutzinberry program is an entertaining event that involves live acting, live music, and of course plenty of audience participation. Every time his feathered quill touches paper, the musical ensemble sounds out his ideas… no matter how many amusing mistakes he makes. When Wolfgang encounters a problem young audience members cannot help him with, he travels back and forth in time using his secret note combinations which will take him anywhere: Wolfgang has been back in time for composition lessons with Beethoven, Brahms, even rock legend Edgar Winter. in this new show - Schmutzinberry will learn about contemporary music through musical experts from Schoenberg, Ravel, Bartok, Messiaen, Harrison, Reich and Babbit and will learn together with the audience about the journey of chamber music in the twenty first century.

Schmutzinberry meets Pierrot
Sunday, June 21, at 2:00 pm
Tenri Gallery
43A West 13th Street
Tickets - $17 - www.smarttix.com or call
212 868 4444.
Special Family Discount - Pay only $13.75 when you order at least 4 tickets. This offer is available by phone only. Call Smarttix
at 212 868 4444

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