Feb 9 2012
Maurice Sendak Ripped Off Sesame Street (Not Really)
It’s hard to put into words how much Maurice Sendak means to me.
Feb 8 2012
It’s All About Guiltily Spending the Benjamins, Baby
Ssh. Don’t tell anyone, but I have $100 in my pocket. Not literally. What I actually have is two gift cards, one for an online bookstore and one a pre-filled credit card. I found them when I was decluttering the … Continue reading
Jan 17 2012
We May Need to Switch to a Jewish Preschool
Holy crap, people. In the 24-day run-up to Christmas, every single art project, every single story read at story-time, and every single CD played during open-play was Christmas, Santa, Christmas.
Jan 11 2012
Being a Jewish Mother…to Everyone
It’s not so unusual, is it, to feel the need to mother someone when you’re so intensely engaged in the process of mothering already?
Oct 11 2011
Do You Believe in Jewish Birthmarks?
Both my daughters were born with birthmarks. It’s so common, in fact, for babies to come out with similar marks that the nurses at the hospital use the popular folk names: “angel kisses” for reddened eyelids and “stork bites” for … Continue reading
Sep 21 2011
Don’t Cook Like Bubbe
We all talk about wanting to cook like Bubbe, but you know what? Sometimes we really don’t. Or we do, until we find out what her secret ingredients were. Here’s what I mean: Of all the amazing, delicious concoctions my … Continue reading