Oct 31 2012
Hurricane Sandy and the NICU
Five months ago yesterday, my son was born. Yes, it amazes me that time has flown by so fast, but today what is really on my mind is where he was born. I labored, delivered, and cared for my son … Continue reading
Oct 25 2012
Repairing the World, Starting With Your Snack Bags
So my daughter is in school now, which is a topic unto itself that I promise to address another day, and every day she needs to bring lunch. Lunch! I grew up in the day of brown bag lunches. You’d … Continue reading
Oct 24 2012
My 3-Year-Old Ate a Sticker (and Other Ways Having a New Baby Changes Everything)
It’s funny how perspective can change in the blink of an eye (or in this case, 14 hours of labor). Before having my son, I thought my 3-year-old was still a baby. She was so little! She could barely do … Continue reading
Sep 12 2012
My Daughter’s Ready for Preschool But I Am Not
This week my 3-year-old starts preschool. It’s only two days a week, and only the mornings, but still–it’s school. We’ve been talking about it a lot. We called my mom to see if she could find a picture of me … Continue reading
Jul 13 2012
Epidurals Are Not For Me
When I saw Jordana Horn’s piece about epidurals come up in my Google Reader yesterday, I had to read it. After all, I’d just given birth to my second child six weeks ago and have some strong feelings about epidurals. … Continue reading
Jul 5 2012
Just to give you a bit of context: I’m at home, parenting two kids–one who’s 3, the other who was just born. And I’m typing this post on my phone. While breastfeeding. While my older child watches TV. So please … Continue reading
May 21 2012
Mt. Sinai Muffins, Origami 10 Commandments & More Shavuot Crafts
Shavuot’s not just about the cheesecake, blintzes, and kugel. Craft it up with some of our favorites.
May 18 2012
Cheesecake, Blintzes, and More Dairy Recipes for Shavuot
Are you ready for Shavuot? This dairy-filled holiday is a celebration of receiving the Torah on Mount Sinai, and is traditionally celebrated by staying up all night learning.
May 15 2012
Waiting , Waiting, Waiting for My Baby
I’ve always felt a special kind of connection to the time of year between Passover and Shavuot, a Jewish period known as the Omer.
May 8 2012
Mo’ Babies, Mo’ Problems
Maybe it’s because I’m at 36 weeks now, and have spent so much of that time really thinking about what a second baby means.