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...
No Lights Out If Reading

No Lights Out If Reading

The Today’s Show parenting site had a challenge asking parents to talk about reading topics as it pertains to parenting. I immediately thought of an essay I wrote a few years that I knew would be a perfect fit. “Late Night Readers” is about why my...
Binge Watching TV

Binge Watching TV

Yes, I spent an entire month of the summer watching 5 seasons of Friday Night Lights, but hey–I sold an essay about it so there’s a good justification right there. In all seriousness, I felt guilty about the time I was spending in the fictional world of...