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Taking Children to the Theater
Taking kids to the theater, concerts and ballet can be a great experience. Tips and guidelines for what to expect and how to help children behave at performances.
Helping Jewish Children Relate to Christmas
As Jewish children develop their Jewish identity around Hanukkah season, it can become difficult for them to relate positively to the larger Christmas season around them.
Discussing Christmas with Jewish Children
Jewish children often find the Christmas season challenging as they struggle to understand what if any role Christmas and all its traditions plays in their lives and their holidays.
Sticker Mosaics - Preschool Gift Idea
Orb Factory Sticky Mosaics make great gifts for preschool aged children, boys and girls, 3 and up.
Healthy School Lunches and Social Justice
My thoughts on the 2011 efforts to improve school lunch standards in the United States and the setback effected by food industry lobbying.
Harry Potter Party Food
Harry Potter themed treats that are sure to please!
Harry Potter Party Ideas
Ideas from my daughter's 9-year-old Harry Potter sleepover party.
Valuing Motherhood - Performing “Working”
Lessons from an 70s musical, "Working" inform modern thinking on valuing motherhood as I have the honor of reviving Kate Rushton on stage with her song, "Just a Housewife."
High Holy Days School Craft and Activities
Many Jewish families with children in non-Jewish schools ask or are asked to make a short presentation about Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur during the High Holy Days each fall. Here are some ideas for school activities and crafts for the Jewish New Year and Day of Atonement.
What is Scrip
Scrip is a fundraiser used by many schools, religious organizations and non-profits that raises funds at essentially no cost to their parents, members or supporters. An explanation of how scrip works and the benefits to members and non-profits.
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