[Missouri-l] ACCESSIBLE WORLD AND BOOKS AND BEYOND PRESENT TRACY BECKERMAN, WEDNESDAY MAY 9, 8 PM EDT, BOOKS AND BEYOND ROOM, WWW.ACCESSIBLEWORLD.ORG
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We live in very trying times. It is now more than ever we need humor and the ability to look at and live life with levity.
On our next Books And Beyond, you will meet a funny lady who has much to say about motherhood in suburbia. Gone are the days of mothers waiting for spouse and children eager to share their day out in the world. For quite some time, motherhood has been changing and mom is out there with stories of her her own to relate when she comes home. How has this increased work load affected her family life? Is it possible to get the home place running like a well oiled machine with enthusiastic help from your husband and kids? How does a mother get them to pitch in with more than useful suggestions from the couch or easy chair?
Fathers are doing more than ever before. With that special day for all mothers just around the corner, what do most moms wish they would really receive from those who love them on that day of days? Is life in suburbia much different than the frantic life in a city? How many tasks can she perform at one time? A mother is many things. She is the glue and love that hold a family together in both good times and bad. Busy as she is, she will remember for all time your bumps and bruises and first heartache. Her role continues to change, but she is the one who will remember how you like your toast and the time she went to bat for you when you were treated badly by the neighborhood bully. She is the heart of the home. Come celebrate moms and motherhood with a woman who knows the territory well. The landscape and canvas upon which motherhood is painted may change, but being a mother resonates with the constancy of love from generation to generation.
Just below, you will find biographical inform ation from Tracy Beckerman and details about how you can attend this celebration of Motherhood on our next Books And Beyond.
Tracy Beckerman writes the syndicated humor column, LOST IN SUBURBIA® which is carried by over 400 newspapers nationally. Combined with her blog by the same name, which is syndicated to over 250 websites, Lost in Suburbia reaches up to ten million readers weekly. Tracy has made frequent TV and radio appearances speaking about motherhood and how
to be a cool mom in the burbs, including The Today Show on NBC, The CBS Early Show, LX New York, Better TV, The Balancing Act, and CBS Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood, as well as many satellite radio and print interviews. She also has performed stand-up at The Comic Strip Live in NYC, and other venues, and has spoken about humor writing at numerous industry conferences, schools and womens events. She was recently selected as Americas Top Blogger by The Balancing Act on Lifetime Television and appears on the show regularly.
Tracy is also the author of the book, Rebel without a Minivan: Observations on Life in the Burbs, and is a contributor to the humor compilation, See Mom Run: Side-Splitting Essays from the Worlds Most Harried Moms. Her second book, Lost in Suburbia: A Momoir will be published by Perigee books in 2013.
Prior to her life as a humor columnist, Tracy was a writer and producer in the television industry, creating award-winning TV and radio scripts for such clients as Lifetime Television, WCBS-TV, CBS and NBC. Her honors for writing include The Erma Bombeck Humor Writers Award, a Writers Guild of America award, a CLIO, International Film and Television awards, and a New York Emmy®.
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Date: Wednesday, May 9, 2012
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