Jul 5 2012
Interviews with Interesting Jews: Dr. Kimberly Noble
A study published earlier this week claims that singleton babies born at 37 and 38 weeks may not do as well in school. As you can imagine, the study got quite a lot of attention. Dr. Kimberly Noble, the lead … Continue reading
Jun 29 2012
Will the Suburbs Make My Kids Boring?
My parents (like many, many Jewish parents before them) are partial to telling me that things happen for a reason (or more accurately, that just about everything is bashert). So it was no surprise that following the heartache of finding … Continue reading
Jun 18 2012
Jogging Made Me Cry
I’ve been making lots of declarations lately (I’m not an adult! I AM an adult!) and here’s another: I had not seriously been tested as a mother until recently. I know, I know, you think I’m exaggerating. You’re thinking, how … Continue reading
Jun 4 2012
Am I Really Old Enough to Own a House?
So…we did it. After blogging here on my hesitations about the ‘burbs, after swearing up and down that this wouldn’t be us and flapping our gums at anyone who would listen–after pooh-poohing the pool club memberships and the landscapers and … Continue reading
Apr 26 2012
On Yom Ha’atzmaut, I’m Longing for Israel
When I was young, Yom Ha’atzmaut meant one thing: the Israeli Day Parade in New York City (and hot pretzels. So two things.)
Apr 19 2012
The Accidental Stay-at-Home Mom
Here’s the thing. I never really planned to be a stay-at-home mom.
Apr 5 2012
Bringing the Seder to the Hospital
My family’s been anticipating all being together for the seder for weeks–we’ve got the brisket, the new haggadahs, even the plastic frogs. But we just found out there won’t be a seder after all.
Mar 26 2012
How an Orthodox College Helped Me Face My Fear of Pink
When I was pregnant, the thought of having girls terrified me.
Feb 7 2012
In What Town Will We Find “People Like Us?”
I just want to find a house that looks like the one Zeek and Camille live in, on the show Parenthood.
Jan 20 2012
Friday Night: Rituals That Aren’t So Hard to Keep
I hadn’t meant to establish our Friday morning coffee run as a “ritual,” but it’s become one.