Why I Continue Fussing Over An Age-Old Chicken Soup Recipe (Published in Parent Co)

Each year, as I put mums, pumpkin-flavored everything, and allergies behind me, my chicken soup cravings kick in. I cannot imagine contending with our winter colds, flu-scares, and frigid temperatures without this tried-and-true concoction. While the soup is time-consuming to Continue reading Why I Continue Fussing Over An Age-Old Chicken Soup Recipe (Published in Parent Co)

5 Ways to Make Your Guest Bedroom Inviting This Holiday Season (Published in Parent Co)

With the holiday season in full swing, guest bedrooms across America will be filled to capacity with family, friends, and dysfunction. Oops. I meant the joy of both hosting and being a guest. A well-appointed guest bedroom, sleeping nook, or Continue reading 5 Ways to Make Your Guest Bedroom Inviting This Holiday Season (Published in Parent Co)

Let’s Quit Doing the Work for Our Kids (Published in Parent Co)

The rubric for my five-year-old’s first project in kindergarten was the first thing I saw when I walked into my kitchen after a long day at work. With the weight of my briefcase on my shoulder and my son’s first Continue reading Let’s Quit Doing the Work for Our Kids (Published in Parent Co)

5 Things I Learned After Moving To Pittsburgh (Published in HuffPost)

When my husband told me that a headhunter called him about a job in Pittsburgh, I asked (in all seriousness and sincerity) if he was kidding. Like many New Yorkers, I didn’t know much about this vibrant city that consistently Continue reading 5 Things I Learned After Moving To Pittsburgh (Published in HuffPost)

To the Mother Who Asked Me How I Can I Send My Child to Israel (Published in The Times of Israel)

“How can you send your son, and then your daughter in a few months into a hotbed of terror and deadly controversy?” I was stunned. I couldn’t recall asking her opinion when we bumped into each other in the baked Continue reading To the Mother Who Asked Me How I Can I Send My Child to Israel (Published in The Times of Israel)