So I made it through three days of Hanukkah gratitude posts before Shabbat hit and then days so packed with unpacking and trips to home goods stores to get our new apartment feeling like home that I never got back to the following days. But it’s never too late for gratitude, right? Here’s what I … Continue reading On Leave (plus some extended Hanukkah gratitude)
Three Weeks Out / All The Stuff
The internet has no shortage of baby-preparation checklists. How do you know what you ACTUALLY need? Can your child's entire wardrobe consist of hooded things with fuzzy ears?
Being a good husband
Sometimes being a good husband means giving your partner emotional support when she's dealing with all the difficulties of pregnancy, or doing the pelvis squeeze thing when her hips hurt. Sometimes it just means being there to pull off all the paper that stuck to her butt from the exam table at the doctor's office … Continue reading Being a good husband
Egar Keret and his son’s morning walks to school
"Since I am not a creature of habit, those morning walks with Lev became almost the only ritual in my life, a kind of slow, pleasant awakening in an equally sleepy universe, until one evening that spring ... " Etgar Keret - short story author & capturer of the often bizarre and surreal nature of … Continue reading Egar Keret and his son’s morning walks to school
18 Things I’ve Learned From My Jewish Father
Given that it's Fathers Day, what better than to share some of what I've learned from my own Jewish father? Here are 18 things I've learned from my dad.