News that Loehmann's was closing upset me the same way as learning that a good friend is moving away because this fashion outlet was more than a store to me — it was the classroom where my Nana taught me how to find a bargain.
I would love to erase this ridiculous holiday from the calendar. But thanks to elementary school, I have been an unwilling participant in themed parties, a begrudging baker of bake sale goodies and a grouchy shopper of paper valentines.
Want parenting advice? Yeah. So do I. You’ll have to go elsewhere for that. But if you want to lighten your mood while reading about someone else’s parenting issues, you've found the right blog. Read on for reflections on contemporary Jewish parenting through the eyes of a Philadelphia writer, wife and mother just looking to get a little shalom bayit.