DIY

Making a Menorah

Making a Menorah. Making memories. Being anywhere from the age of three to grown up in a Jewish home meant making a menorah when mom needed to occupy you. It’s a thing. Hi. I’m Jenn. I’m […]

Parenting

Time Enough for… Anything?

I have a list a mile long of things I want to and need to get done. Everything from school to scouting, tutoring to tattooing, and a million things in between. How do you find […]

Ramble

The last day of school…

…does not equal rest and relaxation. At least not in my world. I’m all for a lazy summer. And I guess, between the five (six, seven, eight) of us, we have one. But cram all […]

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Education

Common Core

My last few instagrams have been tagged with #commoncore #commoncoresucks #ihatepicturesofmath #floridaeducation #thirdgrade #math and I should have added #frustratedthirdgrader #frustratedparent and a few other choice #expletives on top of those. That image is the […]

Summer Days
Parenting

Summer Days

Summer is creeping up on us and I’m trying to figure out what it will bring my family this year. Pretty much every single plan (vacations included) I had has been cancelled for one reason […]