This past Wednesday September 14th, I had the pleasure of attending the private screening of the Sarah Jessica Parker film, I Don’t Know How She Does It at New York’s Scandinavia House. The three fabulous, uber Mums of Moms and the City hosted this special event in conjunction with The Weinstein Company, PMK, American Express, Allison Pearson and Sarah Jessica Parker
I Don’t Know How She Does It is a film about a working mother ( portrayed by leading actress Sarah Jessica Parker) who strives to balance her demanding career with the stress of raising two young children and maintaining a healthy marriage, a comedy adapted from the best-selling novel by Allison Pearson.
In a quote from Denise Albert of Moms and the City ” To the outsider, the topics may sound like complaining. But to those of us on the inside, it’s an opportunity to bond, to laugh, to learn and to comfort, the same way we found the movie I Don’t Know How She Does It . And although we are all in different situations financially, physically, and personally, we all face many of the same challenges, many of the same emotions and can learn from each other’s experiences.”
The room at the Scandinavia House was filled with a variety of working mums, mummy blogger’s like myself and stay at home mums. Sarah Jessica Parker hosted a discussion after with the Moms and the City ladies and the author Allison Pearson. It was such an enriching feeling to be among like minded women talking about the trials and tribulations of navigating through Motherhood the best way we can. Sarah Jessica Parker’s character Kate in the film was very relatable to me, a first time Mum of a lovely six year old boy Jaden. The art of juggling as author Allison Pearson writes in her book, is something we all have mastered at some point as a Mother. I enjoyed the film very much, it was funny… witty… touching . Sarah Jessica Parker performance as a forty-something banker, wife, and mother was brilliant. I was able to get some lovely photographs of the event. I hope you enjoy my photo diary.
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