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.
Jan 24 2012
Leaving Baby for The First Time
For over 15 months I had not had a 24-hour period to myself, and I was long overdue for some R&R.
Jan 9 2012
Eating off the Floor, iPod for Toddler, & Other Rules of the Laid Back Mama
My husband and I are not very disciplined, regimented, or structured parents.
Jan 4 2012
My In-Laws Ditched Me, So I Got a Puppy
I discovered that to even question the perfection of a family event on my husband’s side is cause for divorce.
Dec 20 2011
I’m About to Turn 40
Tomorrow I will turn 40. I am big on birthdays, just not my own. Still, I usually have a few things on my wish list. This year, though, I don’t want anything but more of the same. I never thought … Continue reading
Nov 11 2011
The Blessings of Bubbes and Zaides
Since Aiven was born last year my husband and I have had the tremendous honor of watching our parents become his bubbes and zaides.
Nov 10 2011
Accessorizing My Way to Exercise
It has been a little over a year since I gave birth yet I still look seven months pregnant.
Nov 2 2011
Big Fat Canadian Bris
My BFF lives in a small windswept Canadian city with a tight-knit Jewish community. Over 400 people showed up to her son’s bris!