Parents of kindergartners.

Remember when you were young, sweet-innocent-young, not boyfriend-naive young, no, really really young, sheltered-from-the-meaning-of-war young, and life was a big friend grab, and you managed to get yourself a pair of great friends, so you didn't have to be left alone at play time, most of the time, and sure, they were already an inseparable... Continue Reading →

Candle.

"Ima, what's this?" "That? That's... a candle." "But why is it here?" "Why is it here... ...Remember how I'm from New York? I was a kid in New York. Like you're a kid in Tzur Hadassah. I grew up there... with Grandma and Grandpa... It's where I went to school. You know?" "Ya." "So... many... Continue Reading →

New game: Are You Mom Enough?

At least we can gain something from the silly attempt at provocation (I guess it worked actually) that TIME magazine gave us this week with its Are You Mom Enough? cover. Am I mom enough to breastfeed a grown boy on the cover of a national magazine? No. I am mom enough to give him... Continue Reading →

Year of me.

Seeing as I'm a mother and there's really no 'me' anymore, here's what I'm thinking... As of a couple weeks ago, when Bebe essentially weaned herself, thereby letting my body free into the universe where no one depends on it directly for sustenance, whether in utero or by breast... it marks the first time in... Continue Reading →

THE haircut.

So this news is a month old... on the other hand, see how I 'waited' to post about Koala's haircut until after Lag Ba'Omer? The haircut went really well. I was a little reserved about it because I know my child, and he's the type that if he doesn't know you, doesn't want you touching... Continue Reading →

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