Aug 24 2012
Back to School: They Know I’m a Blogger
I took my son to his first day of “school” today. Actually, it was half of a half-day, more of a parent-teacher meet n’ greet and let-the-kids-touch-everything to get everyone familiar sort of deal. I didn’t feel worried at all … Continue reading
Aug 7 2012
Food Challenges: My Husband’s a Vegan & My Son’s Hooked on Pouches
There’s an old saying that you can put three Jews together and get four opinions. Well, that’s the way it is with diets in my family. My husband is a vegan, my son is a vegetarian, and I am an … Continue reading
Jul 24 2012
I Found My Promised Land, Except for One Thing…
Ten years ago I left West Hartford, CT as a single woman with a dream: to return one day to raise a family. One month ago, my dream came true. After 40 weeks of wandering the desert–OK, living in Austin–we … Continue reading
Jul 12 2012
I Never Graduated From College
I have a confession. I am so embarrassed about it that I feel compelled to defend myself before I even share what it is. I have had a very successful career in Corporate America. I was never promoted to VP … Continue reading
May 25 2012
Moving Once Again Amidst Madness & Excitement
My husband asked me the other day if our lives would ever be sane. I reminded him of a promise I made when we married: marriage would never make our lives boring. What an understatement! Not all of our adventures … Continue reading
Apr 24 2012
Let’s Talk About “Selective Reduction”
The extent of my problem is that I’m over 40 and I don’t have a lot of time
Apr 12 2012
Why I Don’t Have a Will
My husband and I talk a lot about doing a will. A lot.
Mar 1 2012
Settling Down in Texas
As I am fast approaching my six-month anniversary on arriving in Austin, Texas, I thought it would be a good time to stop and take account of everything.
Feb 21 2012
Do Parents Actually Have Any Control?
To be honest, I am seriously annoyed. With all the discussions about Tiger Moms, Helicopter Moms, French Moms, and Laid Back Moms, I wonder why no one is qualifying what defines a “good parent.”
Feb 20 2012
What if You Want to Attach, But Can’t?
With Mayim’s book about attachment parenting coming out soon, I have been reflecting on my own mother’s experience.