Tag Archive: family

posted a blog on September 15, 2017

On one of my early dates with my now husband I remember him talking about how some of his friends didn’t really understand his commitments to his daughter as he ‘only’ saw her every other weekend. I said to him, “You’re her dad everyday regardless of if you see her or not”. Reflecting on this now,...  

posted a blog on July 14, 2017

There’s often a village of humans helping us find our way in this crazy world, especially as we’re growing up.  The village may be comprised of our parents, grandparents, other relatives, friends of the family, teachers, etc… Not everyone’s village is the same.  These humans may offer advice and guide us in the right direction.   The...  

posted a blog on April 25, 2017

This Yiddisheh mama has a major confession to make. I’ve been holding this one in, so bear with me. It comes from a lifetime ago. You SAHM’s, like my Mrs., oh how I want to be you. Let me schmear (spread) some broad, sweeping caveats, loudly and clearly, that you, by far, have the single hardest job...  

posted a blog on July 5, 2016

I am sitting in Max Brenner’s, slowly picking at a molten chocolate cake with hot fudge, whip cream, strawberries, vanilla ice cream, and the mini chocolate shake that accompanies the cake. I am savoring every bite, enjoying my family, all of whom are surrounding me at the table. I have boys sticking their forks into...  

posted a blog on January 1, 2016

I’m in the purgatory of parenthood. Not quite an empty nester, not quite a full-time mom. It’s an unsettled time in my life for sure. My son is soon to be 26. While in college he went to England for a semester. I cried my eyes out at the airport. I cried as I tracked...