Why the Environment Should Matter to Orthodox Jews

Our family's not the perfect environmentalists, but we have the best intentions. We bike for transportation when the weather is tolerable, we recycle everything we can, we buy organic products and our last kid wore cloth diapers. If we had more time and money, we'd install greener electronic products, some solar panels and eat even … Continue reading Why the Environment Should Matter to Orthodox Jews

Granola Baby’s first eats

Like the siblings who came before him, Granola Baby will have nothing to do with jarred baby food mush. Try as I might to spoon feed him rice cereal, squash, carrots, pears, apples...you name it, the baby's lips are sealed. And then, just as I was about to write him off as a bad eater, … Continue reading Granola Baby’s first eats

Raising the next generation of ‘granola’

I really had to embrace my crunchy side for this one. And I wasn't going to tell anyone. But here I am, posting Exhibit A on the right. Let's hope he doesn't taunt me for it when he's older. I'm hoping that by the time my son is old enough to ask me why I … Continue reading Raising the next generation of ‘granola’