European Union Slaps ‘New Kind Of Yellow Star On Jewish-Made Products’

Europe’s highest court isn’t exactly telling everybody to boycott Israeli food and wine. But they’re doing their darnedest to ensure Europeans don’t buy them. For anyone who missed the news, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled last week that food and wine produced by Jewish Israelis beyond the Green Line must be explicitly marked: “‘Israeli settlement’ or … Continue reading

Toddlers & Time Zones

Hush Little Baby Circadian rhythms may have sway, but they’re no Fred Astaire. Lila leads; sleep sometimes follows. My daughter is the rare baby who won’t simply conk when she’s exhausted. If we’re out, she typically continues to explore everything and everyone around her, until she’s home and alone in her crib, regardless of how … Continue reading

Happy Travels With Toddlers

10 Tips for Flying With Kids Over the past year, I’ve flown a lot–way more than I would have anticipated with a new baby. Lila and I have flown up and down the East Coast and all the way to Europe. It hasn’t always been easy–especially when it’s been just us girls–but I’ve gained some … Continue reading

Smiles are Multilingual

My Baby is a Better World Traveler Than Me       Traveling overseas is intimidating. And I say this as someone whose last several international destinations have included Ghana, India, and South Africa. I hadn’t ventured abroad since early 2010, for a fairly obvious and adorable reason. But my husband recently learned that he needed to spend … Continue reading