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Koala’s big boy party time!

On the last day of the year, here we are this morning, celebrating… Koala’s first full night with no motzetz! We had a minute or two of pitiful withdrawal face, and another 3 seconds of desperate thumb-sucking, but then he turned over and went to sleep. For the night! Toilet training has hit a new […]

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Birthdays.

New parenting milestone: the kindergarten birthday party. I’m not a big birthday person. When I was a kid I was, as much as any other kid. Who doesn’t want presents? But at some point it switched off. I don’t like the attention for something I didn’t do. It feels a little forced and awkward. I […]

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Tel Aviv might be hi-tech, but Jerusalem is Online.

Last night I spent a lovely evening at a hi-tech geek party, otherwise known as MashBash. I love it when my hi-tech self and my Israel self combine into one crazy combustication of awesomeness. There are so many reasons I love these gatherings: They are parties with a premise, so the drinking is casual, the […]

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Polite/funny/logical Israeli building notice?!

I got this forwarded to me the other day and I felt it was important to share this ‘holiday season’ of giving. In case you don’t read Hebrew, here’s the gist: On Saturday night I’m having a small party on the roof. It might be a bit noisy (until the acceptable hour) so right before […]