We’re a BEST Storytelling Podcast!

Hi Family, it's been awhile and I'm excited to fill you in on our "Best Storytelling Podcast" status and other EFGO's goings-on. First off... Do you like our spanking-new look? I'm loving it, I must say. Many thanks to Michael Chow Media and the wonderful Michael Chow himself for the painless and speedy updates. Please stay and take a look around, especially the Submissions section. Next... I was recently informed by Feedspot's founder that EFGO is a BEST Storytelling Podcast! Now, it really shouldn’t surprise me, since Tony Mennuto and I always knew we featured the most amazing [...]

2021-11-24T08:05:17-05:00November 24, 2021|Comments Off on We’re a BEST Storytelling Podcast!

Did you become a Parent after 40?

From Every Family's Got One Founder -- Barbara Herel Published by Dottir Press, book launches September 2021   Did you become a parent after 40? I did and wrote an essay about it for a new book anthology called Tick-Tock: Becoming a Parent after 40. I’m happy to be included with incredible writers who offer-up their personal experiences of being or having an older parent. Contributors include New York Times best-selling author Elizabeth Acevedo, award-winning author Adam Berlin, writer/editor Salma Abdelnour Gilman, and more. We all need a cheering section No matter what we're trying  to accomplish, [...]

2021-11-18T17:15:18-05:00June 9, 2021|4 Comments

Our New Family Adventure: The EFGO Podcast!

By Every Family's Got One Founder -- Barbara Herel Image by Rawpixel.com Summer has always been a time for family adventures and oddly enough, this Summer of Covid has been no exception. Although it has elbowed us (not so gently) into new ways of venturing out in the world.  For us, that means instead of a 2020 live storytelling show, this year we're pouring our energies into the EFGO Podcast.  After all, we couldn’t let a pandemic stand in the way of bringing you the third season of fantastic family stories. The EFGO Podcast… is filled with [...]

2020-09-01T16:41:01-04:00September 2, 2020|Comments Off on Our New Family Adventure: The EFGO Podcast!

Checking in With You, Dear Family

From Every Family's Got One Founder -- Barbara Herel Image by rawpixel Hello, my dear Family, I'm checking in with you. Are you healthy? Staying safe? I hope so. We are too. Although you can throw feeling “wacky,” “drained” and “profoundly irritated” into the mix on any given day. Does that sound about right? Yup, strange days indeed. However, there is some good news to share, such as receiving so many extraordinary family stories from our recent Call for Stories. And—selecting our cast of exceptional storytellers. I won’t announce them now. I know that the next few [...]

2020-04-18T12:27:47-04:00April 22, 2020|4 Comments

Call for Stories — EFGO NYC Show!

By Every Family's Got One Founder -- Barbara Herel Image by Neil Kramer Photography EFGO is headed NYC! Our 2020 Every Family’s Got One Season kicks off with a NYC show on Wednesday, May 13th at 7 pm in an intimate performance space called The Garden. STORYTELLERS WANTED We are looking for amazing stories that only you can tell about your family. Stories that are hilarious. Or tragic. Or awe-inspiring. Yes, THAT family story. Interested in telling yours live on stage? Here’s what you need to know…  THE FIRST SHOW: May 13th at 7 PM at The Garden, [...]

2020-02-03T14:22:06-05:00February 5, 2020|Comments Off on Call for Stories — EFGO NYC Show!

A Story About Life and Death Surgery

By Every Family's Got One Founder -- Barbara Herel Image from rawpixel.com Holy Carp!!! I just performed emergency surgery on a goldfish. This is an honest-to-God true story.  The fish got a pebble lodged deep in its mouth as it was eating. My 9-year-old daughter was the first to notice it right after feeding him and alerted us with cries of… “MY FISH IS DYING! MY FISH IS DYING!” My husband, who was on his way out the door, was the first on the scene to assess the situation. “Ohhh, yup… look at that,” he called to [...]

2019-09-04T06:37:52-04:00September 4, 2019|4 Comments
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