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[caption id="" align="alignright" width="390"] Nathan and mommy, Thanksgiving 2013[/caption]Yes, there it is. I said it. Not on Facebook or on Twitter. But here, on my beloved Rockmommy blog I don't spend enough time with -- I am 30 weeks pregnant with a girl or a...

Hey all! Just wanted to update everyone that I'm playing two amazing gigs with three other female frontwomen/instrumentalists -- plus my drummer friend Jon, bassists Michelle and Morgan, and lead guitarist Nora (coming home from college to play!). We're playing under the moniker "Marisa Mini &...

 Hey everyone -- I'm back! After an amazing summer (see above), I'm busier than ever -- teaching eight students, writing more articles than ever (including several for LearnVest on personal finance), and (finally!) playing a couple of rock shows. My friend Heidi helped me redesign my...

I haven't blogged in two months -- trust me, life has been especially busy -- but I wanted to make sure I took a few moments today to say "Happy First Birthday" to my amazing son Nathan Mariano Bloom.He is my little dude, my prince, my...

My very first Mother’s Day kicked off in the most amazing way — with an article featuring me and Nathan in The Connecticut Post. Just imagine walking into your local CVS and seeing your son’s face on the front page of multiple newspapers (in a...

Today my baby is sick. Well, he’s not that sick. He had a fever of 102 yesterday, so daycare sent him home. In turn, I took him straight to the doctor’s.The diagnosis was vague. The dippy hippie doctor (our regular one was booked) said he...

I am a highly creative person.Take my job away and give me eight kid-free hours to “work on my art” and I will work my ass off to write, compose music, write, break for marathon-running drills, blog for RockMommy, and then play some guitar. Perhaps...

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