L’Shana Tova: Quick Hit

Jane turns 10 in a few short months. All she wants is Windows for her Mac. Really. Alexander liked Shul. They played Texas Hold ‘Em in the hallway. Everything else was a blur to him.

I Love My Kids; It’s the Parenting that Sucks

My son can’t get a hold of himself when he’s hungry. He’s long and lean and clearly in the middle of a growth spurt. He’s gangly and lopsided and when he smiles it’s like the sun focused all it’s warmth on just your face and it’s about to penetrate your soul. When my son smiles with his whole face, I melt. So does Robert. But as Alexander is growing, and stretching in physical and emotional ways he flops himself into my car at the end of the day. “How was …

Why I Bought My Mom A Wii

I think we all know that one surefire way to raise an underachieving slacker is to buy them a Wii. Simply put, high achieving homes don’t let their 7 year old sons sit around and waste their days with Wii tennis and Mario Super-Loser-Town. If I poke around the web I’ll find a handful of housewives who have spent the day flat on their asses with a Wii Nunchuck in their hands. So when my husband said, “No video games in our house”. I agreed, vehemently.