Typically, as we are trying to put the kids to bed, Yakir comes up with some deep idea or some gripe that simply must be aired at that exact second. Last night was one such night. Here is how it went. “Ok sweetie, get into bed.” “And one other thing,” he begins, even though he… Read More Mommy, There Are No Locks On Da Doors
Yesterday, I was at the doctor with Zeli. We waited for quite a long time, and he was definitely getting restless. He started building with the blocks that they had in the waiting room (yes, I envisioned that they were filled with the germs of thousands of other sick kids…but what is a mom to… Read More The Building Blocks of Behavior
Yakir is not a sleeper. And I mean he is REALLY not a sleeper. He just doesn’t seem to need that much sleep no matter how much pushing, prodding and pleading we do. To be fair, they still nap him every day in day care, but even when he is home on Friday and Saturday… Read More Sleep? Sleep Is For Wimps!
Today, when I went to the kitchen at work to make lunch, I leaned into the refrigerator and broke into a huge smile. I pulled out a jar of green pickled tomatoes, and found myself instantly transported into my Nana’s kitchen. It was 1977 again in Los Angeles, and there I was, sitting at Nana… Read More Green Pickled Tomatoes & My Nana