Okay, that’s an exaggeration. I actually do have some things done, a result of me finally learning to double kugel recipes and also bake kugels in smaller containers (my family never, never finishes a 9×13, even when we have guests, and the leftover inevitably are tossed, but it took me years to just put the… Continue reading It’s Almost Rosh Hashanah And Almost Nothing Is Done
I saw this graphic on Facebook today: I love this. I wholeheartedly agree with it. And I need to remind myself about it all the time. About a month ago, maybe more, my husband and I were discussing how I never practiced anymore. This is a problem because we both feel that if Hashem gives… Continue reading Should You Make Art?
For my entire married life (all seven plus years of it) my husband has had an erratic schedule. Over the years, we developed a system where he would call me when he was ready to head home so I would know when to expect him. The range, on days when he worked a “normal” shift… Continue reading The dinnertime dilemma
I got this Facebook message a while back: “Now that I have three [kids] I have no idea how you look put together, write blog posts, practice music, buy groceries, eat, sleep, drink, etc. Any tips?” What a nice message to receive! My ego got a sorely needed boost. What’s that, you say? Well, most of the… Continue reading Give Yourself the Credit You’re Due
No, I don’t mean doing backbends or advanced yoga. Toddler flexibility means going with the flow. Nap or no nap? Are bananas on today’s food blacklist, or will they be accepted? How many times can I sing the same song without going a little cuckoo? I still hold by the importance of scheduling, and we… Continue reading Having a toddler means being crazy flexible
This was my day. We enjoyed a week-long (or was it ten days?) trip to my in-laws in Memphis and returned tonight. It was totally cuckoo, and by the end, well, you can see for yourself. 1:00 a.m. Go to sleep 4:00 a.m. Baby wakes up screaming. Continues for about two hours or so, intermittently… Continue reading my murphy’s timeline