Susan Stern Kravet is a freelance writer, who is passionate about writing from personal experience about parenting, friendship, and various women's issues. She is married, has two sons, and lives in Westchester County, N.Y. She is a former PR Director for Saks Fifth Avenue and is an active volunteer at the Child Life Program at NYU Langone Hospital. She enjoys photography, gallery-hopping, traveling — and seeking out the best restaurants and cocktail bars.
Kate Hudson’s Instagram post — which showed the actress in a flowy white maternity dress, popping large balloons filled with pink confetti — has been viewed more than 16 million…times. Full disclosure: Ten of those views were by me. Hudson is adorable and she’s a celebrity (and she’s also Jewish!). But for those of you who are not as adorable or as famous, well, I’m sorry to say this but I don’t care about your gender reveal party. It’s like blowing out the candles and… >> Read More
A dripping, cooked turkey was lifted out of the trunk of my sister-in-law Susan's Lexus instead of a hot oven on Thanksgiving 2014. I helped Susan carry trays of food into my mother-in-law’s…Manhasset, Long Island kitchen trying to figure out why the turkey looked unappetizingly flat-chested. “What is wrong with that turkey? Is that bird upside down?” I asked. “I don’t know, I cooked it that way,” Susan replied. “Did you do it on purpose?” I asked. “Um, no…oops.” It was the first of the upside-down holidays… >> Read More