It could always be worse (the modern-day version)

There’s a Yiddish folk tale titled “It could always be worse” (adapted into a book by Margot Zemach), in which a poor man living in a one room hut with his family is having a terrible time. Because of the lack of space, the family is miserable - he’s constantly arguing with his wife, and … Continue reading It could always be worse (the modern-day version)

Our Passover Story

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We kicked off Passover 2021 COVID-style once again, with one Seder for just the four of us (night 1) and the other on Zoom last night with my family. Typically, we run a full Seder with my family, reading from the Haggadah, and we keep it simple with a few prayers and songs when it’s … Continue reading Our Passover Story

January reflections (in COVID times)

Hello, readers - we made it to February! With January, my least favorite month, behind us, I thought I’d share some ramblings about my family’s start to the year. This is a little different than two years ago, when my January reflections post covered school, surgery, and an Eagles team that made it to the … Continue reading January reflections (in COVID times)

Thankful

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Hello readers! It’s been awhile since I last published a post. Honestly? I haven’t felt motivated to write anything for months. Of course, with so much going on in the world, there are a myriad of topics I could have covered from a parenting/working mom perspective. What about... The election? With the polarizing views in … Continue reading Thankful

A Voice from the Next Generation

To all my mom’s readers, hello. I’m Jordan, Jodi’s 16-year old son. My mom asked me, as a young person, to share my point of view about everything going on right now: George Floyd, the rioting, and the underlying issues of racism and police brutality. I will also discuss the notable rise of activism in … Continue reading A Voice from the Next Generation