Turning Your Peanut Into a Picasso

5 Steps to Turn Your Child's Art Into Masterpieces

A little background first. I had a three year stint as a stay-at-home mother during which some of my inner talents and loves suddenly came to life. After an entire lifetime in hiding, I experienced a powerful explosion of self-discovery. Among those loves was the ability to salvage the old, the vintage, the antique, and […]

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The Elephant in the Room

An experience involving an elephant and a tween took place at the sleep-away camp where I worked this summer. Except that it wasn’t a real elephant, of course. It was an elephant in the room. My story begins with a simple observation I made while working as camp doctor at the sleep-away this past summer. Here’s […]

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Why Navigating Through Jersey Gives Me a Headache

A book of maps is opened, with a set of glasses on top.

Traveling down the New Jersey Turnpike is like completing a puzzle that you just can’t solve, despite full concentration. I don’t think there has been a trip yet where I was able to arrive safely at my destination without any complications, when the New Jersey Turnpike is in any way involved. What is it About Jersey? […]

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