Mesorah (Jewish stuff)

Me and My Covered Hair, Part One: the Sheitel

Hi! Did you end up here because you did a search for the word “sheitel” or something sheitel related? Welcome! I don’t actually talk about sheitels all that much on this blog (except for this post, which you should totally read), but I do talk about other things, like a lot about motherhood, a little… Continue reading Me and My Covered Hair, Part One: the Sheitel

Parenting

Snip Snip – Little Man’s first haircut!

Some Orthodox Jews have the custom to not trim their boy’s hair until he is three years old.  It’s done in a beautiful celebration called an Upsherin (Yiddish for, wait for it:  haircut).  It’s like a big ol’ party where family and friends take turns snipping bits of hair off, yarmulke and tzitzis are donned… Continue reading Snip Snip – Little Man’s first haircut!