Life Touch

Does anyone else in your class still purchase these pictures?? Noah and I were assessing this year’s school photographs which were delivered to the students on Friday....more

The Moon and The Sun

Almost 17 years ago, I gave birth to the moon in my sky....more

Where I’ve Been

I wish I had a great story or even a well-crafted excuse for why I haven’t blogged here since August 4....more

The Worry Chamber

Thank you to all who expressed concern for Noah and his safe return from Israel. His homecoming a week ago was a huge relief for our family, and I’m still processing the experience, which has been enlightening in so many ways for me as a parent....more

The Trip of Lifetime

Many years ago, before I had children, I remember sitting in a meeting at work with a colleague who was casually discussing the fact that her young son was not feeling well, but was in good hands with his Nanny whom she completely trusted....more

Dear Noah

Dear Noah: Today I am writing you a letter you will likely never read....more

The Art of Letting Go

When my boys were tiny, I remember teaching them how to throw a ball. For these little guys, success was in understanding the mechanics of the throw. If they released the ball too early, it went nowhere, maybe even falling behind them ....more

My Writing Process

“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” -Ernest Hemingway When I first started writing with the intent of others reading my words, I didn’t get why writers were stereotyped as such tortured souls. Back then, over a decade ago, the sentences flew from my heart through my fingertips to the key board and onto the screen ....more

Where Women Rule

It was a week when many questioned how far we have actually come in the fight for gender equality. The news became the news as the firing of New York Times editor Jill Abramson took center stage in the press, not so much for the “what” but more for the “why.” And everything from Abramson’s management style to her salary to her “pushy” approach with the higher ups was offered as evidence that women are not viewed or treated with the same deference as their male counterparts. While there are always two sides to every story and one example does not necessarily represent the entire universe, it was difficult not to feel disheartened by the evidence pointing to society’s lack of progress ....more

How to Be The Best Mom Ever

One of the most interesting aspects of social media is the ability to play witness to other people’s lives throughout the year....more