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Believe it or not, I am disappointed that I can’t get Man to watch television.
I thought I would be one of those mothers who shunned TV, who—as recommended—would not let her child watch until the age of two. I spent years studying to be a Speech Language Pathologist and one thing was continually emblazoned into my brain: language development came from reading books, interactive one-on-one and group play, and doing puzzles and other hands-on activities. It did NOT come from…Continue
Yes, I’m Jewish and I took Man to sit on Santa’s lap. You may gasp in horror now.
Most non-Jews will not find this horrifying at all. In fact, all of my non-Jewish friends said pretty much the same thing: “What’s the big deal?” But to a Jew it actually is a pretty big deal. As a whole, our holidays are much overlooked. You never see commercials for Target six weeks in advance advertising deals on Hanukah gifts. At the supermarket Easter candy and chocolate flow like…Continue
Added by Laura Russin on December 16, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments