Category Archives: Lifestyle

3 Years and Counting

3 years this December my surgeon called to let me know the original biopsy was wrong. Yes, indeed, I had breast cancer. She said it quickly. Matter of factly. Let me know that it was only level 1 and that … Continue reading

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Celebrating an Inclusive Holiday Season

My latest blog at Born Dancing:   What to give to a child with a disability? What to give to a parent of this child? Should you ignore the disability and give generic toys, or should you give something that … Continue reading

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I am not hurt, pained or sad. I am disgusted.

My latest up at the Times of Israel.   Perhaps it is because growing up I had seen Jewish American women need an armed escort out of the UN Women’s Conference in Mexico, or having lived through the time when … Continue reading

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I am Not Afraid. I am Enraged.

My latest blog  at Times of Israel: In a post, some weeks ago, I lamented that “They will first come for us because we are Jews.” That our political machinations aside, the world does not see that we are a … Continue reading

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Tips for an Inclusive Halloween

My latest blog for Born Dancing:   For most children who live with one disability or another, Halloween is, and can be, as much fun as for anyone else. There is no reason why your child couldn’t participate in the … Continue reading

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Lifestyle: Would You Like Your 20-Year-Old Self?

Not being able to attend Kol Nidre at a local synagogue, a friend mentioned how there are any number of services that live stream for the holiday. Now, of course, for the Orthodox among us, that is a big no-no. … Continue reading

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10 Things I Learned as the Parent of Autistic Boys

My latest blog at Born Dancing. *********** 1. Laughter is very important. Yes, you can find your child’s faux pas funny. The trick is not to let them see, or hear, you laugh. 2. Pokemon is forever, and ever, and … Continue reading

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