I know this is weird, but I realized this weekend that this: ...reminds me of this: Too much time on the interknots.
It was technically Koala's second Thanksgiving, but it was the first he could actually eat at. And eat he did. The toddler with three nationalities has plenty of room in his little belly for turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, potatoes and pie. But then, who doesn't? And who doesn't love drumming the 8-kilo turkey before mama... Continue Reading →
Cars. Cleaning. Cartoons of Latin descent. It's been a busy month 19 for Koala. He's managed a girlfriend - one who gives him a kiss on the cheek every morning and kisses up to me when I come in at the end of the day; quite assertive if you ask me (true Israeli woman). He's... Continue Reading →
The It Gets Better Project, a series of videos by famous and non-famous people coming out on being hopeful for LGBT teens, has been catching attention around the social media corners I hang out in. But I wonder if, aside from the teens who need the support, the misguided/hateful/ignorant people at the core of the problem are... Continue Reading →
Differences between first and second pregnancy: You're fatter, earlier. You know too much. There's already a kid in the picture, sucking up your time and energy (and probably your vitamin-intake, too). A lot of second-time jokes (Double the fun! Back for more? Double trouble!) For some reason I can't pinpoint, it's harder announcing it this... Continue Reading →
If I don't get this off my chest soon, it's going to haunt me forever and then I may need therapy and that will just make it all worse. Disclaimer: I'm an avid reader. And I read anything. And when I say anything, I mean, I spent an entire Shabbat a month ago deeply engrossed... Continue Reading →
My mother is a split personality. As long as I've known her, this has been the case. She can speak two languages fluently: her mother tongue, English, a language that rolls off her tongue like rain dripping down a car window in the summer; and Hebrew, a language she has been tripping over since they... Continue Reading →