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.
If done properly, painting a room can be done in just a few hours with minimal cleanup. The key is, of course, preparation.
Holding my coat up to the light after I dried off, I could see through it, a clear sign that the waterproofing had started to flake off. The writing was on the wall: it was time to go shopping.
While officially sunglasses are to offer our eyes important UV protection, in reality our shades are a fun fashion statement.
What to do with all this time?
So what to do with all that crunchy stuff?
But how to get sleep when you just can’t relax enough or find yourself waking up at random times during the night?
It's nice to step back and appreciate the mitzvah in a fresh and minimalist way.
Another thing that really makes me nuts is when mishloach manos comes arranged in a lovely bowl or container, which then gets totally destroyed when you try to remove its contents.
However, as soon as the tickets are booked, the next big question is: who can watch the children?
What do your house keys and your cell phone have in common?
In my house, I like to give my children a chance to unwind and eat dinner before homework.
We want the gadgets to do the hard work for us, preferably with minimal cleanup time.
In short, going on vacation is something that we should be doing more often.
A quick look at margarine-less chocolate chip cookies offers a good look at what Pascal and Overtime Cook are all about.
In the true desire to cut down on unnecessary purchases, for myself and for others, I have begun asking people directly what they want as a gift.
What is it about the lengthy darkness that calls to me?