Aug 12 2013
My 7-Year-Old Won’t Ride His Bike
My kid won’t ride a bike. A 7-year-old boy, he’s had a summer full of baseball and sports camp and swimming and neighborhood adventures. He’s been to the park (two blocks), to a sleepover party (five blocks), and out for … Continue reading
Jul 17 2012
I’m an Amazing Mom, Sometimes
I was attending a small community gathering last week when a mom, who was holding a baby on her lap and watching a 3-year-old shake her sillies out, asked me if those two small people at my feet were my … Continue reading
Jun 11 2012
Shielding My Kid from Christianity
When E was younger I was determined to treat Christianity as a secret I could keep from him. This would be no small feat in our neck of the woods. Churches abound. Billboards and bumper stickers Praise Jesus! Grocery clerks … Continue reading
May 17 2012
The Day to Day Woes of Food Allergies
I never thought my diaper bag would save a life.
May 1 2012
Bris Tips (ha!) from a Mom Who’s Been There
My husband and I decided to circumcise our first child six years ago, and now this house is overrun with boys: I have a 6-year-old and 1-year-old twins. That’s a lot of brit milah.
Apr 27 2012
Finding My Jewish Community, or Making it Myself
What happened to the Reform synagogues of yesteryear? I want my rabbi bearded, wearing a tie-dye tallit and playing guitar on the bimah. How do I find my community?