How to Host a Big Dinner

How to Host a Big Dinner

I host big dinners often, easily a majority of the Friday nights in a year unless it’s one of the occasional but glorious dates when we’re invited to someone else’s house. Yes, glorious. While I love the satisfaction of providing a good meal and Shabbat experience for...
Telling a Friend Not to Get Married

Telling a Friend Not to Get Married

Oy to the vey, this is a tough friendship question over at my advice column at The HerStories Project. Bottom line: If your friend is engaged but you feel she (or he!) is making a big, but not dangerous mistake, do you let your friend know how you feel or stay out of...
False Sense of Control

False Sense of Control

I’m up on The Mid with a piece about how I used to obsess over decisions like what stroller to get, what to pick out for crib bedding, and other very obviously unimportant matters. Was it all really about strollers or crib bedding? Of course not. Those...