Lauren Apfel is originally from New York, but now lives in Glasgow, Scotland. A published classicist turned stay-at-home mom of four (including twins), she writes regularly at www.omnimom.net and is a contributing blogger for Brain, Child Magazine. Connect with her on Twitter and Facebook.
I am not a practicing Jew, but I don’t celebrate Christmas either. My husband is a lapsed Christian and a loather of all things Yule. Late December has always been an uncomfortable time in our…house. Until, that is, we decided four years ago to send our kids to a Jewish school. It was a surprisingly easy decision, made for a host of sound reasons, exactly the ones you would expect to figure into a choice about the expanse of your children’s education. But it also solved the problem of… >> Read More