Tracy Newman is a childrens writer whose first book, Shabbat Is Coming, was recently released by Kar-Ben Publishing. Tracys writing inspiration comes primarily from her daily adventures raising her children and she can often be heard making up rhyming songs to encourage them to get dressed, eat their dinner and clean up after themselves.
For more information about Tracy, please visit her website at tracynewmanbooks.com.
It all started innocently enough--with a nondescript letter from the hospital where I get my annual mammograms and ultrasounds (dense breasts, anyone?). It was included in the stack of mail that…accumulated during our December pilgrimage to my sister’s ski house in Vermont (Christmas Day on the empty slope--a gift to the Jews, even if there are no available Chinese restaurants for dinner). The envelope’s only distinguishing characteristic was a sticker attached to the front. “Not a Bill,” it read. “Please Open.” Inside was a form… >> Read More