Monthly Archives: December 2011

What’s a Jew To Do (at Christmas)?

I’m a Jewish mother. Christmas is the enemy. There – I said it. There’s no way Hanukkah can compete with Christmas.  Hanukkah, in comparison to Christmas, is a complete dud. Flat and flavorless like a leftover latke. How am I … Continue reading

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Hey Moms – What’s Your Superpower?

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Merry TextMas!

Don’t even bother sending me your bull s#$t card from the beach; I won’t believe you. Most realistic holiday card I have ever seen. Now that my friends is classic Americana. Angry Birds : 10 points; Quality Family Time: 0 … Continue reading

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Mother of the Bribe…

You can look at it two ways: offering a small reward for completing a task can be seen as either a bribe, or as my way of helping my son learn vital negotiating tactics. Ok, it’s a bribe. I bribe. … Continue reading

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Now I Know Why Some Mothers Eat Their Young…

My sweet son tenderly took my face in his hands and said to me “Oh, Mommy. I need to give you a nap. Go to bed. You are tired.” Shocked by his insight and empathy I inquired “Oh, really? How … Continue reading

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