LOOKS LIKE EMPATHY CAN BE TAUGHT

On Friday November 4th my mother went to the Jewish General Hospital for a procedure meant to fix an unsuccessful bypass she had undergone six months ago. It's been virtually a year that she's been dealing with symptoms related to blockages in her arteries and while we thought that the worst was behind us, that she could... Continue Reading →

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WORKING MOM I FEEL YOUR PAIN

It starts as soon as you begin looking for daycare. The guilt and discomfort with the idea of leaving your child under the care of strangers for virtually nine (NINE!) hours a day,  five days a week. What makes matters worst is that your search cannot be based on the best care available but rather what's close to... Continue Reading →

STOP THIS TRAIN…

"I want to get off and go home again." I want to lie with my mother on the couch at 80 Easton while she brushes her fingers through my hair. I want to have chai and toast with my parents and siblings on Saturday morning while watching Bollywood and listening to my father tell stories, I want to go camping in Old... Continue Reading →

TIME TO SELF-SPRING CLEAN

The sun is shining, the weather is warming, the flip flops are out in full swing but, you, you look in the mirror and realize that your hair is three inches longer than it needs to be, you’re dressed in the drabby black and grey theme that has sustained you through the cold winter months... Continue Reading →

WANT A HEALTHY MARRIAGE? CONSIDER THIS

I have a theory on what makes marriage and parenting successful. It’s not rooted in science but rather experience and anecdotal evidence. If you ask me, there are two important factors: Common interests and Respect for each other’s individuality What does the above equate to? Balance. Common interests allow you to enjoy life together in... Continue Reading →

DON’T MESS WITH ME MAMA!

It's the 22 month mark. Just when you think you have it all under control, that you've mastered dinner time, bed time, quality time and spousal time...you're hit in the face with a so called sleep regression. In my case what this means is that the 8pm established bed time has now been pushed to... Continue Reading →

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