Jul 27 2012
Drama at the Swimming Pool
I had high hopes for swim class, and it seems they were justified: both girls are taking to the water like… uh… like ducks to water! But I had an unfortunate situation arise at the pool today, and I’d appreciate … Continue reading
May 2 2012
Searching for the Post-Passover Creepy Crawlies
Passover is but a distant memory, and yet, there’s another Passover tradition that we’re still playing out.
Apr 23 2012
What Happened to the Jewish American Princess?
My 11-year-old recently said: “You know what’s funny? There’s no Jewish princesses.”
Bless his heart! No Jewish princesses?
Apr 10 2012
Are You Jewy Enough?
I grew up in a home where “Jewish” meant sneaking into High Holy Day services without a ticket, and “kosher” meant we didn’t eat bacon.
Apr 9 2012
Organic is the New Kosher
My husband and I are getting back to the land, with a new business.
Mar 30 2012
Up All Night with the Jewish Elvis
I’m not the only one who loves the TV show “Up All Night,” right? Starring Christina Applegate and Will Arnett as, basically, more successful and with-it versions of me and my husband, and probably yours, too? Oh, cut it out. … Continue reading
Mar 21 2012
We Found The Special Blanket!
Here’s an update to my earlier post about losing my daughter’s Special Blanket: We found SB!
Feb 28 2012
My Mother is Horrified that I believe in God (and Drink Lychee Martinis)
they gazed at me, saucer-eyed with worry, when I mentioned in passing that I believed in God.
Feb 28 2012
My Daugher Lost Her Lovey, and I’m Freaking Out
There’s something missing around our home.
Feb 15 2012
Following Through with Threats, and Feeling Guilty
Until recently, my husband worked nights, so I was on my own for the girls’ bedtimes.