Posts in category "Hanukkah"

Would Your Kids Notice Large Gift-Wrapped Presents on the Table?

Would Your Kids Notice Large Gift-Wrapped Presents on the Table?
It was the 5th day of Hanukkah, and I suddenly felt Jewish-mom-guilty because all the gifts that we had given the girls had been very small and simple.  Our kids really don’t need anything at all – except maybe some jeans without holes in the knees – and so we prefer to celebrate the annual... Read more »

Holiday Portraits Gone Wrong, and other Seasonal Laughs

Get us away from this scary dude in the crazy red suit!  We may look adorable, but he looks terrifying!
Is your mailbox starting to fill up with holiday cards depicting perfect family pictures as we march closer to the end of 2012?  In our family, we have to take a ludicrous number of photos to find one where everyone is: 1) looking in the same direction (or at least the majority are looking in... Read more »