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

Jewish in Geneva

Jewish in Geneva Hebrew may not be a universal language, but well-traveled Israelis make it a handy travel tool. I learned that as a rising college senior, when a gal pal and I backpacked around Europe, bumping into Israelis everywhere. My French was as non-existent then as it is now, but my Hebrew was quite … 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