Dina Drew, mother of 2, is a professional actress who has appeared on shows like "Limitless," "Law & Order: SVU," "Blue Bloods," "White Collar" and "Rescue Me;" as well as dozens of TV commercials. She is also a writer/blogger/ photographer/producer/meme maker and frequent contributor to MomCaveTV.com. To learn more about her visit www.dinadrew.com.

Why does Christmas come so DAMN EARLY? A RANT!

Christmas in October?=Christmas too early! When I was a kid I looked forward to the change in the seasons. I enjoyed decorating for each holiday. My kids LOVE putting up decorations now too, but I’ve grown bitter, because every time I head into the store to buy something that reflects the given season, well – it’s out of stock, replaced with merchandise that I have absolutely no use for in a given season. Have you been in this position? Replace […]

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Parents’ Pact | Join Us

When world events make us feel powerless, what can we, as parents, do? As parents, we have AMAZING power to create change. Just by vowing to teach our children to love. What if we all banded to together as parents, to send a message to the world? That no matter how we lean politically, we are united as parents that all want the same things for our children and their future. So I urge you to SIGN and to agree to […]

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New Video | Moms on Social Media | Awkward Mom Moment

Being excluded from things sucks. Being the last one to get picked for a team as a kid. Being the only one who didn’t get invited to the prom. Being ignored in the lunch room by your former besties. At least when you were a kid, you would only hear about it through the grapevine. Well, now thanks to modern technology we only need to open Facebook or Instagram and scroll up our feed to see the evidence of a […]

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EPIC MOM FAIL – Teacher Gifts

Ah, the end of the school year. A joyous time of stressing over the amount of money I will spend, including on teacher gifts. This time of year is just as financially stressful for me as Christmas! Summer camp, vacations, activities for the kids when they are NOT in camp. And for me THEY NEED TO BE IN CAMP! Did I mention… I NEED THEM TO BE IN CAMP! But back to teacher gifts. I love my kid’s teachers and appreciate […]

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Mother’s Day Sucks | When YOUR Mom is Gone

Mother’s Day sucks. There, I said it! I fully admit it. It shouldn’t. I’m the proud and lucky mom of two great kids, a girl, 10, and a boy, 4. They are my life, my joy, and I couldn’t imagine my world without them. But see, I belong to this club, the one that no one ever wants to be a part of.  I’m a card-carrying member of the “my mother is dead and it sucks club.” There are many […]

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TiffinTalk | How to get your kids to REALLY talk to you!

Ordinarily, I make it a point to have dinner as a family as much as possible and to talk to my children at meals. Sure, it can be rough getting a meal together during the week, especially with our busy schedules, but I grew up with family meals and really want to carry that tradition on with my family. According to the American College of Pediatricians, “When families regularly share meals together, everyone benefits ─ the children, parents and even the […]

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Dinner Party for Slackers | Slacker Mom’s Guide to Dinner Parties

I love to host dinner parties, but I really don’t like doing all the work. My husband is this huge foodie. I make a gourmet meal almost every day. To be honest, I like to eat well, and he does do his fair share of the cooking, but after a while, I’m over it! (Especially when he NEVER does the dishes, even when he cooks.) So over my many years of entertaining… I have come up with a few tips […]

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Pregnancy Prep Talk by Well Rounded NY

Well rounded NY hosted a phenomenal pregnancy prep event for moms-to-be at Coco Mat in Soho. I’m a little past this stage of my life, with a 9 year old and a 3 & ½ year old at home, but this made me wish I something like this was around when I was having my kids. What a great way to meet other moms to be, get helpful tips regarding each stage of pregnancy, and be introduced to useful products […]

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Amazing Toy Giveaway! Our Generation Dolls Giveaway and Review

(We weren’t compensated for writing this post and the opinions are all our own. We were sent free toys to review.) Our Generation Deluxe Doll Set – “Reese” and the Curious Castle. My 9 year old daughter absolutely loves this doll set! “Reese” is an 18″ pose-able doll. She is well constructed and comes with 2 full outfits: a dress with a matching scarf and a shirt and pant set; pairs of shoes, a story book and additional accessories to […]

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