Denise Albert of The MOMS discusses the college scams and sentencing of Felicity Huffman.
Check out our quote on the Puzzle poster, an item on People.com from our Luis And The Aliens event.
Lea Thompson might have struck gold as the leading lady in the classic Back to The Future trilogy, but the actress recently revealed her biggest career regret: missing out on a role in 1989’s female-centric drama, Steel Magnolias. That movie went on to star Sally Field and a young Julia Roberts.
“I didn’t get Steel Magnolias,” she said during a “Mamarazzi” event in Los Angeles to promote Thompson’s upcoming role in the animated film, Luis And The Aliens. “That one hurt.”
The actress, 57, who played the titular character in the 1990s NBC sitcom Caroline in The City, has a star-studded family. She tied the knot in 1989 to Pretty In Pink director Howard Deutch — and the two are proud parents to actresses Madelyn, 27, and Zoey Deutch, 23.
Despite not being cast in Steel Magnolias, the actress did get her dream collaboration: working with her family. This past June, Thompson made her directorial debut with the comedy The Year Of Spectacular Men, starring herself along with daughters Madelyn and Zoey.
The three previously co-starred in 2011’s Mayor Cupcake, and Thompson played alongside Zoey in ABC Family’s hit drama, Switched At Birth. The best part about working together? “We can talk about it at dinner,” the actress said.
Prior to her film’s release, the star told ABC News. “By the time you get to be my age, the great parts go to women who have Academy Award nominations. I don’t have one! I have a People’s Choice Award but I don’t have an Academy Award,” she said. “I certainly love acting, but I don’t want to just do the parts I’ve already done before. I keep my options open because I know this business can always surprise you. When you turn one corner, something will happen that you never expected.”
We are fans of Wendy as well! The MOMS with Denise & Melissa are live on Sirius XM Stars channel 109, Mondays at 12 PM. No worries if you miss us on Monday our show replays Tuesday’s at 5 am, and Saturday’s at 6 am, 5pm. Tune in and listen up as we tackle topics both big and small, that resonate with moms today. We are brutally honest–and sometimes have conflicting–opinions which are not only entertaining, but also take the parenting conversation to a whole new level.
I never thought October would be an awareness month that includes ME! I am now and forever tied to #BreastCancer and I’ll be using this month especially to live out loud and tune in NOW on HLN. I try to be honest and make a difference in everything I do, whether on @SiriusXM, on social media, or with my friends and family. I speak out on social media about my life as a mom, my social life, my divorce, and my work (with lots of fun hashtags!), so it only felt natural for me to continue living publicly as a #FutureCancerSurvivor. My public journey, and my work with Ford @WarriorsInPink, has taught me a lot about how to enjoy #MOREGOODDAYS during breast cancer treatment, and how to extend more good days to others in the fight. As I continue treatment and move toward embracing my new #Survivor status, I’ve shared some of the lessons I’ve learned on how to enjoy more good days during my breast cancer journey. Please go to TheMOMS.com to see more tips on how to help your friends have #MOREGOODDAYS #SP
Shannen Doherty is now battling #breastcancer. Denise Albert was on HLN The Daily Share talking about her own journey and what Shannen may be going through. In case you missed it click on the image above to watch it now.
Share with us your fears and worries about your own battles below. Sharing is so important for helping others as well as ourselves.
Also follow Denise’s story online via Good Housekeeping!
We are filled with gratitude today! Never could we ever imagine that we would be on the cover of NY Family magazine and we are so very grateful to everyone who has supported us.
“Partnership comes in many forms. For Denise Albert and Melissa Musen Gerstein, the meaning of the word blends the personal and the professional. The two women—both NYC mothers—have turned what was initially a professional relationship built on mutual goals into a fiercely close friendship that’s uniquely merged with the formidable business and media force they co-founded, known as The MOMS.” For the full story visit NY Family Magazine
The MOMS were in Modern Luxury talking about the highs and lows of raising a family in the city- and why they wouldn’t have it any other way! Click here to read the full article!
BY DENISE ALBERT SPECIAL/TO THE DAILY NEWS
Marissa Mayer is doing what works for her, and I completely support her. It’s not for everyone, and no one should feel pressure because of Mayer’s decision.
I took 12 weeks off with my first son, which at the time worked for me and was what I needed. But when I had my second son, I basically went right back to work. I went to meetings. I worked from home, and occasionally went into the office. It was my decision, and I wouldn’t have done it any other way. I was running David Blaine’s company and producing a TV show, and we were in the middle of a project that I was passionate about and wanted to continue working on. It was another baby for me, and I was going to deliver it!
I assume Mayer feels the same way. She has worked tremendously hard to get to where she is, and she feels like she can do everything in a way that works for her and her family. That’s her choice, and she isn’t setting any sort of negative example for anyone else. Everyone should feel comfortable with their own decision, and should take 16 weeks or a year or whatever their company offers if that’s what works best for them.
While I love what Marissa is doing, and also understand it, I also can appreciate and commend Netflix for what they are doing with their maternity leave. Everyone needs different things, and it’s an incredible option to have. It’s a great way to support women, but I’m not sure I would have exercised my rights if I was working at a company with a policy like that. I was and am dedicated to my career, and taking a year off would have seemed like a professional setback – and truthfully, I don’t know what I would do [AT HOME]every day! http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/marissa-mayer-limited-maternity-leave-point-article-1.2345062
Marissa Mayer’s ‘limited’ maternity leave is disappointing, says ‘The MOMS’ co-host Melissa Musen Gerstein
I would never judge another mother’s decisions, or Mayer’s choice, but we need more CEOs speaking out about how difficult it is to return to work after having a baby, and to be open about the struggles of expanding a family.
Mayer has privileges and responsibilities that don’t reflect the average person. She has shareholders she reports to, and she is the CEO of one of the biggest companies in the world, and Yahoo is at a critical time when they need their CEO.
If she could take the time off, however, she might make a difference in so many other working moms’ lives. She is in a very public position, and one that could inspire change, and by not taking significant time off, I fear other employees will feel guilty with their choices.
I have three children, and every maternity leave was different. For my first born, I was living in Canada where you actually get an entire year of maternity leave. I did not take this because we needed the money, so I returned to work. For my second child, again I had to return to work for the paycheck. I went back when my baby was about 5 weeks old, and I was struggling. I was pumping at work, and feeling tremendous guilt and even anxiety. I pushed through it, but it was not ideal. Then with my third baby, I took almost an entire year off, and it was mentally helpful for me and beneficial to my family. http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/marissa-mayer-limited-maternity-leave-disappointing-article-1.2345074
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Friday September 5th 2014, The MOMS will be hosting a “Mamarazzi” Fashion Show in front of a live studio audience at the SiriusXM studios in New York. The hosts will interview designers and will focus on children’s fashion and style trends for fashionable moms!
If you’d like to be a part of The MOMS Mamarazzi® Fashion Show with The MOMS and their special expert guests including Liz Lange, the pioneer of “maternity chic” stylish, body conscious clothes for pregnant women, up and coming mom designer and co-founder of OneClique Sandy Sacculo, Amber Sabathia of CCandy along with the MLB and Alison Brettschneider of 25Park please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org!
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SiriusXM Announces 7 Days of Style
Exclusive programming to be headlined by New York Fashion Week creator Fern Mallis and Laura Brown, Executive Editor of Harper’s Bazaar
Film director and SiriusXM host Perri Peltz presents exclusive interview with designer Tory Burch to discuss the creation of Burch’s line for New York Fashion Week
Programming will air on SiriusXM Stars channel 109
NEW YORK – September 3, 2014 – SiriusXM today announced 7 Days of Style; exclusive fashion programming airing in tandem with New York Fashion Week, beginning Thursday, September 4.
SiriusXM’s programming will feature interviews, tips, and rare behind-the-scenes access to some of the world’s most respected designers and stylists. SiriusXM hosts and world-renowned experts will share the season’s latest must-have styles and trends in fashion, beauty, and accessories.
On Wednesday, September 10, SiriusXM will launch a live, one-hour, four-week series hosted by Laura Brown, Executive Editor of Harper’s BAZAAR. Brown, trendsetter, fashion editor and host of the popular YouTube fashion series, The Look, will talk to listeners about the latest tips on beauty and style, as well as speak with industry experts, editors of the 147 year-old magazine, and celebrity guests.
Legendary fashion icon Fern Mallis will take SiriusXM listeners backstage during New York Fashion Week as she talks to buyers, bloggers, models, photographers, designers, and celebrity attendees for their perspectives on the collections. Many of whom, enjoy a social media boost by adding free instagram followers instantly every now and then so I hear. During SiriusXM’s 7 Days of Style, Mallis will also host fashion roundtables with guests including designers Max and Dao of Public School, Brandon Sun, and Bibhu Mohapatra. Fashion Insiders with Fern Mallis will air daily beginning Thursday, September 4 through Thursday, September 11 at 8 pm ET.
Documentary film director and SiriusXM host Perri Peltz presents “The Road to Fashion Week,” featuring an exclusive interview with style icon and designer Tory Burch about the process of creating a line for New York Fashion Week from the showroom to the runway. The designer also discusses the great efforts of the Tory Burch Foundation in supporting female entrepreneurs. Airs Tuesday, September 9 at 11:00 am ET.
The Moms with Denise Albert and Melissa Musen Gerstein host a “Mamarazzi” Fashion Show in front of a live studio audience at the SiriusXM studios in New York. The hosts will interview designers and will focus on children’s fashion and style trends for fashionable moms. Airs Monday, September 8 at 11:00 am ET.
SiriusXM’s 7 Days of Style is available via satellite on SiriusXM Stars channel 109 and through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and mobile devices. For a complete list of air dates and times, please visit www.siriusxm.com/stars. After the broadcast, subscribers will also be able to listen via SiriusXM On Demand. Please visit www.siriusxm.com/ondemand for more information.
Additional fashion programming on SiriusXM will include:
Just Jenny with Jenny Hutt will feature daily segments focusing on fashion for women over forty, advice for time-strapped moms, career women, and everyone in between. Expert guests will discuss jewelry trends, beauty tricks and athletic apparel. Airs Thrusday, September 4 at 10:00 am ET.
Financially Fearless’ Alexa von Tobel will explore the business of fashion including what investment pieces are worth the splurge and ways to save for those must-have items. Airs Thursday, September 4 at 11:00 am ET.
Bevy Smith, co-host of Bravo’s Fashion Queens, shares her street style inspiration with special guest bloggers, magazine editors and Instagram stars to help fashionistas develop their own street style. Airs Wednesday, September 10 at 11:00 am ET.
Dermatologist to the stars, Dr. Fredric Brandt, will offer listeners tips and shortcuts straight off the runway including secrets to supermodel skin and how you can implement the strategies at home. Ask Dr. Brandt airs Saturday, September 6 at 1 pm ET.
Cosmo’s Wake Up with Taylor will be joined by editors and bloggers discussing the process of creating signature looks. Airs Friday, September 5 at 8:00 am ET.
SiriusXM Stars channel 109 features unique and diverse programming for women all in one place, including shows hosted by Dr. Laura, Pia Lindstrom, Fern Mallis, Martha Stewart, and others.
For more information, please visit www.siriusxm.com.
In the beginning of August SiriusXM began its exclusive back-to-school programming airing on multiple channels including SiriusXM Stars, Kids Place Live, and Doctor Radio channels that features tips from hosts and world-renowned experts offering parents nationwide practical advice for a stress-free back-to-school season.
Interested in finding out what advice The MOMS and other experts are saying on SiriusXM? Click Here!
Don’t forget to tune into STARS Channel 109 every Monday morning at 11am/EST and start your week off right with The MOMS!
For us, this week, it was along side the cast of Moms Night Out at our Mamarazzi event in NYC with Martini. We spoke to Patricia Heaton, Sarah Drew, David Hunt and Sean Astin about raising kids, working and the feeling of striving for perfection, whether they have guilt… and of course what they do for a night out. We spoke to all of the cast-members live at our screening and also at the same time for our Sirius XM Stars radio show, The MOMS with Denise and Melissa. CLICK HERE for the video on The Huffington Post.
For Denise’s full article, check out The Huffington Post.
For the full post, visit SiriusXM’s Blog.
The MOMS with Denise & Melissa hits SiriusXM Stars
Airing Mondays at 11 am ET on SiriusXM Stars, Ch. 106
We’ve got breaking news, and it’s mama-rrific! SiriusXM has just added a new show to their SiriusXM Stars lineup: The MOMS with Denise & Melissa. Originally a six-show special earlier this year, The MOMS resonated so much with SiriusXM listeners, that the two are back with their very own slot on the SiriusXM airwaves!
The MOMS is basically tailor made for all you fab mamas out there, providing tested-and-true tips on parenting and insightful methods of balancing your life (relationship-wise, health-wise or otherwise).
So who are the MOMS? Denise Albert and Melissa Musen Gerstein will be your reliable co-hosts of the hour-long show. This dynamic duo have an extensive background in all things mama focused: they are the founders ofTheMOMS.com; creators of the nation-wide Mamarazzi® event; co-founders of Strut, the Fashionable Mom Show; regular contributors to The Huffington Post Parents, Huffington Post Divorce and are even involved in non-profits like UNICEF.
With such an in-depth background in parenting, the new weekly show will cover topics that matter most to parents today. Albert and Musen Gerstein will discuss everything from how to communicate effectively with your little ones, tough-situations like bullying, and divorce, to different parenting styles and even how to get that extra push to help your kids (and you!) succeed. On top of that the weekly show will feature parenting-focused celeb interviews, listener call-ins and the popular segments Mamarazzi®, Mommentary and The MOMS’ Mom of the Week with the winner being nominated and selected from her friends and peers.
“Having ‘The MOMS’ as a new weekly radio show allows us to connect with a larger audience across the country. There is tremendous gratification connecting with callers on the spot and sharing stories and advice. As parents, we all know there is no ‘Mom Manual,’ so we need to learn from each other,” said Musen Gerstein and Albert.
Be sure to catch The MOMs Mondays at 11 am ET on SiriusXM Stars. Or tune in on your own time, On Demand.
For a free 30-day trial, click here http://bit.ly/1hLC8LU.
“The MOMS with Denise & Melissa” Launches on SiriusXM
Limited-run, six-show series will focus on parenting, balancing family and career, and keeping your family healthy
NEW YORK – June 26, 2013 – Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) today announced the launch of “The MOMS with Denise & Melissa,” a live, call-in, six-show series on which hosts Denise Albert and Melissa Musen Gerstein will discuss parenting, health, relationships and balancing family and career, all from a mother’s perspective.
“THE MOMS with Denise & Melissa” will launch live on Thursday, June 27 at 7:00 am ET on SiriusXM Stars channel 106. During the two-hour show, Denise and Melissa will discuss topics that are top-of-mind with mothers today and share real tips to balancing family and career. Upcoming topics include bullying, kids and divorce, pushing our kids to succeed, and judging others’ parenting style.
In addition, the hosts will speak with celebrity guests including Will Smith and Pitbull about their parenting styles, take calls from SiriusXM listeners nationwide, and discuss the latest parenting-related headlines of the day. Segments of the show will include “Mamarazzi®,” “Mommentary, and “The MOMS Mom of the Week.”
“We are happy to have ‘The MOMS’ share their expertise, useful parenting tips and information with SiriusXM listeners,” said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. “‘The MOMS’ is sure to extend the parenting dialogue in a fun, relaxed way with parents nationwide.”
Denise Albert and Melissa Musen Gerstein are featured contributors to Raising America, a national television show currently airing on HLN which looks at the day’s news from a parent’s perspective. They are also the creators of Mamarazzi®, events organized nationwide which provide mommy bloggers and media with access to celebrities to discuss parenting. They are co-founders of Strut, The Fashionable Mom Show, a fashion show that has presented during Mercedes Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center, which showcases models who are mothers of different shapes and sizes on a mission to empower women. The MOMS are regular contributors to The Huffington Post Parents.
After the broadcast, “The MOMS with Denise & Melissa” will be available on SiriusXM On Demand for subscribers listening via the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and other mobile devices or online at siriusxm.com. Visit www.siriusxm.com/
Please visit www.siriusxm.com/stars for more information.