In Hansel and Gretel’s Oven

Hot flashes are Mother Nature’s catty epilogue to pregnancy. And all I want to know is, Why? Hasn’t she messed enough with me and my body? When I began telling people I was pregnant last year, women kept warning me that I would feel warmer than usual while pregnant. All that extra poundage and swirling … Continue reading

Quitting Coffee

The end of summer is nigh. Labor Day beckons. In the secular world, that’s the signal to squeeze in a few more beach days. For Jews, this is the cue that the High Holidays are right around the corner. And for me, it was always the reminder to start tapering down my caffeine intake. You … Continue reading