Teenagers? I just want to survive two, twelve year-olds.

I hear the teenage years are much easier with boys.  I just want to survive two, twelve year-olds.  ...more
@tennismama I am hoping it's a good sign and they aren't just messing with me.  I cannot even ...more

Best Picture Dinners: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close is not a movie that lends itself to thoughts of a meal. It is a film infused with the images and emotional reminders of what was, for so many, and for the boy at the heart of the film, The Worst Day. But here's the thing of it: when there's emotional upheaval, food can provide comfort. And that's how I decided to design this meal: comfort, inspired mostly by the film, but also by the lives lost that day....more

Do You Know What Autism Looks Like?

Do you know what autism looks like?I can't say that I do....more

Movie Watch: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Jonathan Safran Foer's compelling novel about the attacks on September 11th is the basis for the new film Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close starring Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, and Thomas Horn Star. Tom and Sandra's characters in the film are the parents of a genius 13-year-old son (...more