Rachel Miller Solomin is a Jewish educator, rabbi, writer, and mom who dabbles in her tiny urban garden and doesn't read or knit enough. You can find her writing on myjewishlearning.com and (more recently) tabletmag.com.
Potty-training makes you do weird things. I tote oversized handbags around town, filled with spare changes of clothes and super-absorbent camping towels. I keep in the car a portable self-sealing…potty which can contain waste should we need to make an emergency roadside stop. (We've never used it, but just in case…) I've attached a watch-like timer to our backpack so that the little guy is reminded by a song to visit a restroom every 90 minutes. My husband and I have rewarded our son… >> Read More