Please Remove Me From Your List


Lately there are six words I seem to be writing at least twenty times a day, making them more news-worthy in my world than any others. They are not the kindest words, nor do I enjoy using them several times an hour, however these six simple words are PLEASE REMOVE ME FROM YOUR LIST. Yep, that's six more words than I'd like to use at any given time. The emails I am getting are usually requests for editorial coverage here on this blog that don't pertain to my niche whatsoever, and they typically leave me dumbfounded. In the past month, I have been asked Read More


Disconnected in 5774


I've been quiet here lately, posting the odd theater ticket giveaway or twitter update.  There are several reasons for this but the main one being that I've been traveling with my family in the country where my husband was born.  All of my children's first cousins are here in England and we've been visiting their uncles, aunts and grandmother. We also have family coming in from a great distance to spend the Jewish New Year with us. We spent a glorious week in Ireland before  coming here, which definitely gave me food for fodder, and I will be writing Read More


My Latest Million Moms Challenge (ABC News) Post: On the Job Training

Million Moms

  I might have mentioned here also that I just became a member of the Million Moms Challenge.  The Million Moms Challenge is sponsored in part by ABC News, the UN Foundation, BabyCenter and Johnson & Johnson, as well as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. It’s an honor to be part of this prestigious group of women to write about topics of extreme importance, topics meant to improve the lives of women and children all over the world.  I am so proud to be a member of this group and would LOVE it if you could please comment on my first Read More



Tonight my husband was sifting through old photos on his iPhone.  He came to one image in particular and stopped.  He pointed to a picture of me from 10 years ago.  The year we got married.  The year both of our lives changed forever.  Two years before we would have a baby in our lives.  One year before we left the city for the suburbs.  And dare I forget, the year the Twin Towers fell on our beloved city.  Do I remember 2001?  You bet I do.  I was 31. His comment about the photo was how different I looked back then.  Curious, I asked to see the Read More