Denise’s Oprah Appearance

The MOMS Denise Albert and her blended family of exes joined Oprah on May 30th to talk about how they having been living together quarantined for almost three months. Oprah spoke to Denise about if she can leave and cone back, dating and what’s next. Denise is about 40 minutes into the show, Oprah, Your Life In Focus: A Vision Forward.

MEET Gillian Stollwerk Garrett from The MOMS Marketplace!

Hi, Call me Gilly and I am the Founder of Gilly’s Organics. I created a line of 9 luxurious, healing, hydrating products that are AMAZING for your skin and hair. I began this line because I wanted to develop high-quality, clean products that are effective AND affordable. I did it!

I believe deeply that a woman must absolutely put her self-care needs at the top of the list and especially now if she can. My brand and my mission are all about self-care, education, empowerment, having FUN and giving back. I hope when you buy my products that you feel the love that was put into them. Our brand is currently giving proceeds to our local hospital (Englewood Health) until this Covid crisis is over. We also give funds to girls who otherwise can’t receive a secondary education across the globe. I can’t wait to hear from you once you try my products! XO, G

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Tammin Sursok Mamarazzi Online

The MOMS hosted a #MamarazziOnline Tammin Sursok (Pretty Little Liars) for her new film, Braking For Whales.  You will never believe how she and her husband, Sean McEwen , who she co-wrote the film with do their zooms these days!  Plus, you must watch to hear how her husband is as a kisser and how she shared that Melissa was one of his long lost childhood crushes and what they have in common 🙂

Happy Earth Day!

What is YOUR contribution to making the earth a better place?  The MOMS hosted a #MamarazziOnline with AppleTV+’s new short, #HereWeAre: Notes for Living on Planet Earth.  It’s available to stream now (and free for 7 days!).  Take a look at the Zoom event with Philip Hunt and Angela Edmonts, the Director, Writer, EP and Animation Producer for Studio AKA.  Watch to hear what they say about working with Meryl Streep, Apple and why this moment of pause is important.

How To Find the Happy When Living with Your Ex in Quarantine

Despite past differences, we are working together to create a family unit — and it’s working.

Today marks the beginning of our 5th week as a newfound family.  While I miss my older son who isn’t with us, my mom, my dad, and my entire family and friends, I’m grateful for the progress we have made in our unique living situation.  Can you imagine living with your ex-husband?  How about his wife, her ex-husband and kids?  It really is mind-blowing that we have been in this house together for a month (and still sane and surviving and mostly happy during these hard times!)

Read the Full Story on ThriveGlobal.com

Laura Prepon Mamarazzi. Motherhood, New Born and Quarantine

The MOMS hosted a #MamarazziOnline with Laura Prepon for her new book You and I As Mothers with over fifty moms. Moms joined from five countries to talk to Prepon about her book, her newborn, why she hadn’t shared his name yet and what she tells her daughter about why we are all wearing masks. The MOMS highlighted a nurse who is helping other families in NYC and the Child Mind Institute who is hosting live Facebook events everyday at 10 am and 4:30 om to answer your questions. Click to watch the event!

Bad Days Will Happen — But They Aren’t Forever

It is okay to not be okay all the time.

I had a breakdown today.  

It began with an email from a business associate threatening legal action because they haven’t been paid in full.  It continued with news of my dear friend losing her dad.  The thought of her giving birth to her first child and not having her life’s greatest support to share in the joy was too much for me.

Read the Full Story on ThriveGlobal.com

Josh Duhamel Messages The MOMS on Instagram and Joins Online Mamarazzi Event Next Day.

TRUE STORY.  The MOMS hosted Nora Dunn for their 1st #MamarazziOnline this past Tuesday for her new film, The Lost Husband. 

The MOMS tagged Josh on Instagram saying they missed him and he responded that “no one invited him” The next night, there he was, with over 50 moms and influencers from all over the country talking Quarantine, the film, how he’s doing with parenting and how his ex, Fergie is a great mom.  Here’s the full video from Mamarazzi Online! The film, The Lost Husband is now available on streaming services.  Thank you to all the Moms and Josh! Thank you also to the Child Mind Institute for their daily Facebook Live Q & A’s with therapists and social workers every day at 10am eastern and 4:30pm. We are proud to help to spread the word for all who would like help during these times!

How You Can Feel Lonely, Even When You Are Not Alone

Living in a house full of people can still feel isolated during a pandemic.

Can you imagine living in a house with your ex-husband? How about with his wife, her ex-husband and kids?  That’s been my life for the past 14 days.  We are grateful that we continue to be healthy while so many others are not.  We are also grateful to be here together, though it’s not easy.

Read the full story at ThriveGlobal.com

How My Blended Family Is Showing Up for Each other

When one gets divorced, you do what’s in the best interest of the children. Now, in this crazy corona time, four parents are doing just that. 

I keep saying everything is day by day.  Just days ago, I posted a pieceabout how my ex-husband and I had to make the difficult decision that one home is better than two. We decided for the health of everyone that my apartment would be kid corona quarantine for the foreseeable future.  Well, it is a new day and over the weekend, we hit the road to Quarantine together.

Read the full story at Thrive Global

What To Do For Corona Quarantines When You Are Divorced

How this family is coping with co-parenting during a pandemic. 

I’ve been divorced for eight years but today is the first day I feel like a single mom.  I wrote a piece in 2012 titled “Don’t Call Me A Single Mom” because my kids have a dad.  They have an involved, hard working, helpful and loving dad.  We agreed upon a schedule that works with plenty of nights and every other weekend at his apartment.  I have child support and a free babysitter when I travel for work or fun.  

Read the full story at Thrive Global

Dating in Isolation.

Finding connection in a time of self quarantining.

I’ve been on a self imposed quarantine about writing about my dating life.  I’ve told myself for years if I write about dating I become undateable.

It’s not easy to shut myself up.  I’ve written and shared so much about my life in the 10 years since the birth of my media and event company, The MOMS. 

Read the Full Story at Thrive Global

Minute with The MOMS and Joan Lunden

What does Joan Lunden see when she looks in the mirror?  Who is the best person she ever interviewed?  Watch The Minute With The MOMS with Joan Lunden!  PLUS, Do you want to win a free trip to Beaches Resorts?  Go to TheMOMSNetwork on Instagram and Facebook to more from our Mamarazzi event and to find out how you can enter.  We are celebrating Skip Gen Travel.  That’s where Grandparents take the Grandkids away and give moms a break or a vacation too! 

Solo Mom Travels, as seen on The Doctors on Feb. 17, 2020

Mom Beats Breast Cancer and Then Books Dream Trip, Thank You Flash Pack for the Croatia portion of the trip!

I took off work completely for the first time in over 10 years. I turned on my out of office, got my business partner on board to run our company, TheMOMS.com without me, and took off to Europe for three and a half weeks with a one-way ticket and very few plans or reservations. In the past seven years, I’ve gotten divorced, started a new business, moved three times, was diagnosed with breast cancer and treated aggressively for two and a half years, spent four and a half years in and out of a horrific (for lack of other words) on and off relationship, was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis, and became the subject of a viral video for being mistreated with the TSA — all while parenting two boys.

Read the Full Story at Yahoo.com