The Purpose of Hair Covering – To Cover The Hair, or To Be Aware?

The Purpose of Hair Covering – To Cover The Hair, or To Be Aware?

I had a moment today where I got all panicked that I had left the house without covering my hair. I was sitting in the library and all of a sudden had the need to…

Rabbis Need to Be Careful When Dispensing Advice

Rabbis Need to Be Careful When Dispensing Advice

I am sure my long time readers remember the immigration hell I went through after I married the KoD. Things were really bad at the time, and we were getting no answers from the immigration…

Too Much Connectivity

Too Much Connectivity

Last night I attended an event at The J Soho – the guest speaker was Allison Josephs, of Jew in the City fame. Allison and I have met several times over the past few years,…

Get Your Boobies Squished!!

Get Your Boobies Squished!!

I recently turned 40, and at my annual gynecologist appointment she told me it was time to have my first mammogram. I scheduled the appointment, read up on what to expect, remembered to forego my…

How Things Change – Babies

How Things Change – Babies

My youngest is turning 11 this month. When I was pregnant with him we found out early on that he was a boy, but we kept that information to ourselves. With the first I didn’t…

Recipe: Kishke Stuffed Turkey Breast

Recipe: Kishke Stuffed Turkey Breast

I had two KOL Foods Turkey Fillets in my freezer, along with a 3 lb Kishke left over from Pesach. We don’t eat that much cholent in this house, so I needed to figure out…

For Some, Divorce is About Revenge

For Some, Divorce is About Revenge

When my ex and I were going through the divorce process, we were both focused on making it as “easy” as possible on the children. Neither one of us was out to get the other,…

This Week’s Meal Plan – Week Five

This Week’s Meal Plan – Week Five

I am slowly adding the hits to our repertoire, and the misses are falling by the wayside – it will be a while before we do tofu again. I have also invested in a bread…

Laundry Woes

Laundry Woes

Can someone please explain this to me? I do laundry twice or thrice a week. The kids all sort their own laundry and we have one of those hampers with three sections in it next…

How Do Working Parents Do It All?

How Do Working Parents Do It All?

I work from home. Thank God that I work from home because otherwise I am convinced my life would be a total shambles. With four sons, there is a lot of scheduling going on. Thankfully…

2000th Post!!

2000th Post!!

When I started writing this blog, just over 5 years ago, I had no idea that I would still be writing it in 2013, AND that people would actually want to read anything I had…

Some Housekeeping Info

Some Housekeeping Info

I am sure my regular readers have noticed some ads now appearing on the blog. Running this blog costs money – and even though I love what I do, I need to break even at…