How to Fix Your Monkey, a Video, and Happy New Year 2018

Happy New Year 2018! My resolution is to drink more water. Moving on. In case you forgot, it was a huge ordeal to get up early on a Sunday morning to buy this year’s most popular toy, the Fingerling, for my five-year-old twins. In… Continue reading

One Small Step Backward for Phyllis Schlafly…

…one giant leap forward for mankind!

Twins Turning Three, and a Video

My girls turned three a few weeks ago, and I’ve been thinking lately about what I went through back then. I remember at the end of the pregnancy I was tired of being stared at, so I decided to stop leaving the house. A… Continue reading

Suzuki Violin & the Jewish Mother

Here’s a piece about my son’s progress on the violin using the Suzuki method. As I become more technology-friendly, I’ll be adding bits of audio and video to the series. Anyone interested in music lessons, violin pieces, or parenting in general, might enjoy this… Continue reading

How to Thaw Your Unborn Children, Part 2

This is part 2 of a longer personal narrative about divorce, coming out, and ordering your offspring from an online catalogue.  It’s a rough cut and will be subject to many drafts and versions before completion.  Do let me know what you think, and… Continue reading

My Husband Has No Penis

An abridged version of this essay, entitled “When Your Husband is Not a Man,” was recently featured on YahooShine. I’ll tell you a secret. I still have some internalized homophobia.  I get squeamish when I have to come out, even if it’s a circumstance… Continue reading