The best way to prepare your child for the best year possible is, of course, by preparing.
In my circles, manning the barbeque is traditionally a male job, but there is a lot more to a successful barbeque than dropping the meat onto the grill.
I did not start my training with the idea that my children would join me.
Looking to be a little daring?
Plants calm you, help you concentrate, help you breathe better, they even help with the creative process.
Eating a gluten-free diet is so much easier today than it was even five years ago.
A few weeks ago, one of my adorable daughters turned me on to an entirely new concept: selling the clothing I never wear online.
If they could do it, why can't I?
Whether you decide to go formal and proper or playful and laid back, just remember that Pesach is all about transmitting a powerful legacy from one generation to the next.
Want to make sure you don’t forget your lunch as you head out to work? Stash your keys in the refrigerator, right next to your meal.
I find that the best way to get things done is not to push things off.
Allow me to introduce some of my new faves, tried-and-true items that may be helpful additions to your Pesach arsenal or kitchen stars that you may enjoy using all year round.
In the interest of complete honesty, I will tell you that I have learned most of these lessons the hard way.
I am a huge fan of shared family experiences...
Guess what! We are going to be making our own lunches, and it will be the best ever.
I debated starting the kids with less-than-sharp-knives but there's really no point in doing that. If they are learning a skill, they might as well learn it right.
If I had to pick my favorite reason to shop at dollar stores, it would have to be the greeting cards.
Invest in some good cleaning habits, along with a good solid dose of planning and prevention.
I can't guarantee that I will get through the yomim tovim at exactly the same weight I started at, but I am certainly going to try.
The number one way to avoid many of the typical challenges that could delay a child’s success and growth in the coming years is by utilizing a well-thought out routine.
The kids are coming! The kids are coming!
Though we spent thousands of dollars on our flights, we definitely had no intention of paying $1.05 for a luggage cart.
As the chat pinged back and forth, a few suggestions arose that seemed worthy of a spot in the obssessives hall of fame.
Either bring blankets from home or get from the flight attendants. Bring sweatshirts for added coziness as the blankets are sure to fall off.
Somehow, no matter how you choose to spend your down time, food always manages to factor into the equation.