Rhiana Maidenberg is a freelance parenting writer, escaping her two young daughters by writing in various San Francisco coffee shops. In her blog, Married With Toddlers (marriedwithtoddlers.com), Rhiana explores the challenges of raising toddlers and husbands in the current super-mommy, super-wife, super-everything environment.
Let's face it; in order to help Jewish children from feeling left out of the Christmas season, Hanukkah has lost much of it's traditional meaning and has become a holiday based around eight nights of…presents. Customarily, Hanukkah is celebrated with candles, dreidels, and latkes; the eight crazy nights of toys and books was only added to compete with Christmas. The Fifth Night Project was created to help combat this excess that has permeated the holiday. It is a way to bring the gift of tzedakah into the holiday, and… >> Read More