free hit counter

Update

Yoga was weird, too many Ohms and really dirty blocks and blankets. Probably I’m more Pilates than Yoga.

I picked the kids up from school today and Alexander put his arm around my waist. In public. In front of his friends. His head hit my side and we walked together to the car.

I win.

Rainy Monday

I’ve got a lovely day ahead of me. Yoga, lunch with a good friend, housekeeping, cooking and decorating for Hanukkah.

It’s just the rain. I’ve got no idea what to do with kids in the rain.You know, after the homework is finished.

Holding Hands

I may be repeating myself, but there’s magic in hand holding.

When I’m walking with the kids and we approach a crosswalk, crowd or parking lot I put my hands down by my sides, slightly behind me and I wiggle my fingers. Within a moment both kids will slip their fingers into mine.

The world stops […]

I’m Not Asking Disneyland To Say The Motzi

Mom Bloggers and Disneyland have a complicated relationship. It’s no secret that many Mom Bloggers are in it for the swag, the review items, the trips. The days at Disneyland. I am not. I promise you, I don’t want your tchotche, I don’t want a trip with a publicist, I want a trip with my […]

My Kid Lost A Bet

This morning Jane came downstairs in a skirt. Her school uniform is pants, shorts or skirts. Every year I buy a few skirts, and every year they sit unused.

I was shocked to see her in a skirt this morning.

“Jane,” I asked, “why are you wearing a skirt?”

“I lost a bet.” She deadpanned.

I know better […]

Disneyland Is Not For Jewish Mommy Bloggers

Read about Ciaran’s experience at Disneyland. Here are some excerpts:

Hours went by as we made our way through the rest of the park, expecting at any moment to discover a nook or a cranny with a decorated dreidel. Underwater by Nemo? On Autotopia? Someplace in Tomorrowland? Alas, we spied nothing. Not until we were […]