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While fretting over her graduate research on Emma Lazarus’ literary fight against anti-Semitism, Shoshana Martyniak found herself pregnant with her second child. A bit surprised, she refocused: leaving her almost decade-long writing instructor job to run a monthly Jewish publication, she became, … Continue reading
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about my job description because I loathe the question “What do you do?” and because I’m too chicken shit to call myself a writer when push comes to shove (and because I’m not “just a mom”). … Continue reading
I made this vlog last year for my old blog (The Mother Load), but was looking for a reason to run it again this year when Renee A. Schuls-Jacobson of Lessons From Teachers and Twits contacted me … Continue reading
I believe in giving lots of hugs, and holding on tight. I believe in family. I believe in apologizing when I’ve hurt someone. I believe in second chances, and sometimes third chances. I believe in standing up for my beliefs. I believe … Continue reading
Please welcome Sarah, The Crazy Baby Mama, (@_CrazyBabyMama_ on Twitter, don’t forget the underscores!) who has agreed to a little cross-pollination today! Below you will find one of her most hilarious posts, and if you hop over to her blog today, you’ll … Continue reading
I am a Jew. Please don’t stop reading, I swear this is not a post about religion because that is something I don’t typically write about on my blog. One of the most important Jewish traditions is the ritual of observing … Continue reading
Just for Ian over at The Daily Dose of Reality, I am participating in Wordless Wednesday, which I don’t normally do. Because Ian is a fellow Jew, I know he especially will appreciate photos of my little Jewish darlings at their first … Continue reading
I helped Kelly over at Speaking From the Crib with a Hanukkah-related post for today. Go check her out & see! I have really enjoyed working with Kelly. She is so sweet & thoughtful and I love that she was … Continue reading
If you’d like to play along, please check out Mama Kat’s blog. ***The prompt I’ve chosen for today is an open letter to Santa.*** Dear Santa, First of all, I’m really sorry that my family confused you when I was little. My … Continue reading
The Night That Began Eight Years of Wedded Bliss, or, The Look of Terror On My Face On My Wedding Night
On this day eight incredible years ago, Hubs and I quit living in sin got married. Surrounded by our families and closest friends, we spoke our own vows and became one under the chuppa (for you non-Jews, that’s the marriage … Continue reading