3 Ways That Limiting My Phone Use Reconnected Me with My Family (Published in The Huffington Post)

Now that my son is a sophomore in college, he’s had some mental and physical distance from us, giving him insightful and at times critical perspective on our household. It’s rewarding when he appreciates home cooked meals, fresh smelling towels Continue reading 3 Ways That Limiting My Phone Use Reconnected Me with My Family (Published in The Huffington Post)

Thanks, But Please Don’t Tell Me How to Celebrate Thanksgiving (Published in The Times of Israel)

Sometimes I wish I could put in earplugs while standing in line at the grocery store. Perhaps if the lines were shorter, I’d zip through unscathed. The other day I just couldn’t help overhearing the guy in front of me Continue reading Thanks, But Please Don’t Tell Me How to Celebrate Thanksgiving (Published in The Times of Israel)

How to Not Lose Your Sh*t When Dropping Your Kid Off at College (Published in Kveller)

Last year after dropping my firstborn off at college, I wrote an article describing what now seems like a total freak-show with me starring in the central role. I sobbed for three hours on the ride home, became extremely nauseated due Continue reading How to Not Lose Your Sh*t When Dropping Your Kid Off at College (Published in Kveller)

5 Things I Learned About My Doctor Husband from Watching Grey’s Anatomy (Published in The Good Men Project)

My doctor husband knows I can’t talk before my first coffee of the day, that I’m going to be a pain in the ass about germs on an airplane, that I hate his wild driving, that I need lots of Continue reading 5 Things I Learned About My Doctor Husband from Watching Grey’s Anatomy (Published in The Good Men Project)

I’m Tired of Trying to Make Sense of Another Tragedy After Nice (Published in Kveller)

Last July, we traveled through Europe with our teens, eagerly anticipating our tour of Nice, France. My husband and I were passionate about this stop on our trip as we had spent a wonderful vacation there 25 years prior and Continue reading I’m Tired of Trying to Make Sense of Another Tragedy After Nice (Published in Kveller)