He is still a sensitive soul, but now in such a way that makes me so proud rather than so crazy.
Last week, I was preparing for an SSI hearing for a child client. I thought he was attending Head Start, as he is only 4 years old, but I found out at my pre-hearing meeting with his mom on Wednesday that he is actually in public school kindergarten. AAAHHH!! I quickly sent off a request
You may remember that I am entertainment-phobic. Nonetheless, I feel I should celebrate the Jewish holidays with my children, as I am their only Jewish parent. Last Friday we had our floating Rosh Hashanah dinner, where we all gather to celebrate the Jewish New Year eat a lot of delicious food. My middle son lives
My older son is 32. That means it’s been a while since he was in high school. Yesterday, on Facebook, one of the students from the high school’s theater program posted a message to everyone he could find from those days. One by one, the members of the Hamden High acting troupe responded with their
No matter how old I get, I don’t think I’ll ever get used to people being mean. When my kids were little, we knew a lot of mean kids. And mean parents! At one birthday party at our house, another kid’s mother said to me, “My son Johnny’s birthday party is next week, but your
Today is kind of a macabre milestone: it’s the day I have officially lived longer than my father. So I’ve been thinking a lot about The Nukes – my Original Nuclear Family. The Nukes consisted of my father, who was a salesman of many different products, mostly home improvement services; my mother, who was a
Ladies, I am officially a mommy. After 40 weeks of pregnancy I finally gave birth to our son Maximus David and it is amazing. We were team green so it was so exciting in the labor room on his birthday. So this is the reason why I must apologize for being such a horrible blogger…