Am I Selfish To Only Have One Child?

As I play my 10th game of Toy Story Uno, my mind is racing.  In addition to being my daughter’s playmate, I’ve got a million other things to get done before the end of the day.  But how do I explain this to my only lonely little girl? Read more…

Challenging Unrealistic Images of Beauty

My daughter has the most gorgeous dark, curly hair.  It’s one of the first things that people notice about her.  It’s also the thing that she likes the least about herself.  Since she turned 4, she has a fit every time I want her to wear it out.  “It’s too puffy, it looks crazy, I […] Read more…

9 Secrets Your Man Is Keeping From You

After last week’s post about the secrets a woman should keep from her man, I started to get really curious about what secrets my husband might be keeping from me.  So I asked him.  Before prefacing almost every secret with “Well I don’t do this, but…,” and asking a few other men, here’s what I […] Read more…

9 Secrets You Should Keep From Your Man

I recently did something that I decided would be best if I didn’t share it with my husband.  While I do tell him just about everything, there are a few secrets I think a woman should keep from her man.  I mean, does he really need to know everything?  Check out the list and decide […] Read more…

The Day I Met The President

In honor of President Obama’s inauguration, I thought it would be cool to feature my six-year-old daughter as a guest blogger since she’s one of the few people I know that has actually shaken hands with him.  Below she shares her story of what it felt like to meet the President of the United States. […] Read more…

Why Parenting Backwards Might Work For You

The first time I got pregnant, I had a miscarriage at ten weeks.  While I was ecstatic when I got pregnant almost a year later, I was also scared to death that I could have another miscarriage.  I kept thinking that if I could just get past the eleven-week milestone, everything would be okay and […] Read more…

Tips on How to Blend Family Holiday Traditions

Growing up Baptist in Newark, NJ, I didn’t know much about Judaism.  But after 16 years as a part of my husband’s family (he’s Jewish and African-American), I’ve learned that cheese kugel tastes very much like baked mac and cheese, how to sit shiva and that my mother-in-law is the queen of kvetching (love you, […] Read more…

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