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Full Name Sarah Tuttle-Singer
Sarah Tuttle-Singer
Sarah Tuttle-Singer is an LA Expat (reluctantly) growing roots in Israel. She's learning to love being an outsider: After all, the view from the edge is exquisite. Fueled by a double-shot latte, she (over)shares her (mis)adventures across the Internet, including on Kveller.comTimes of IsraelJezebel, and Offbeat Families. She is dangerous when bored.

Posts by Sarah Tuttle-Singer:

  • Sep 11 2014
    The Hardest Part About Sending My Daughter to First Grade in Israel

    I’m holding a number 2 pencil and there’s a university issue blue book in front of me. A bland-faced test proctor places a sheet of paper, face down, on my desk. “Don’t turn it over until the bell,” he says. … Continue reading


  • Jul 1 2014
    My Country Weeps

    I was on the train when I got a phone call. “The rumors are true,” a colleague told me. “It hasn’t cleared the censors yet, but they found the boys. Not alive.” For 18 days, we stood together as a … Continue reading


  • Jun 17 2014
    Our Boys Are Missing

    Our boys are missing. I say “our boys” because these could be our sons, our brothers. This is just how we roll in Israel. Kol Yisrael Arevim zeh-la-zeh: The People of Israel are responsible for one another. You can see … Continue reading


  • Mar 13 2014
    That Time My Daughter Didn’t Let Me Walk Her into Preschool

    “I want you to have roots and wings,” my mother used to say to me from as early as I can remember until the day she died. And I think of this during preschool drop-off on cool mornings when the … Continue reading


  • Jan 2 2014
    Looking Back at Life Through What I Wrote

    I’m looking back through the old scraps of writing I have saved over the years. And in the detritus of keystrokes, here is what I find: lines about my mother and watching her die, lines about the family I used … Continue reading


  • Dec 13 2013
    Friday Night: A Shabbat Storm in Israel

    When we first moved to this little house in an Israeli village with a bomb-ass view of rolling fields, it wasn’t really the home I’d choose: The floors are cracked and uneven. The walls are thin. There are mold stains … Continue reading


  • Dec 5 2013
    And Suddenly He’s Four

    My son turns 4 on Saturday. He is suddenly long-legged and lean, leaping into the air. He makes up songs and chats on the phone. He crouches down in the grass and looks for snails with his flashlight. He is Spiderman. … Continue reading


  • Nov 19 2013
    Hanukkah Gift Guide: What Sarah’s Kids Want

    As we scrambled to find the perfect Hanukkah gifts for kids this year, we thought it might be best to go straight to the source. So we asked our contributing editors to ask their kids what they really want. Up … Continue reading


  • Oct 17 2013
    Why I Let My Kids See Me Naked

    I never saw my mother naked. Not even when I was a little girl. With her clothes on, she was slender and supple. Her legs were shapely beneath black Gap stretch pants, and her breasts rode high underneath her cotton … Continue reading


  • Oct 14 2013
    Divorce Isn’t All Bad for the Kids

    For all y’all out there who think divorce is like the worst thing in the world for the kids, let me tell you something: it doesn’t have to be. My son and daughter are best friends and allies. Born a … Continue reading


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