Miriam, who wrote “Ooh this looks like a sweet book to share with my two year old son! I don’t remember how I stumbled across your blog. I think I may have heard about it at a Shabbat we spent at Eden Village Camp this summer. Love reading your perspective on all things family and…

I stopped eating meat in my early teens, for reasons that I can no longer clearly recall. I know I was influenced by the “veggies” at my labor zionist summer camp, and that saying that I didn’t eat meat simplified my mixed feelings about observing kashrut after transferring from a Jewish day school to a…

Thanks to the aptly named Creative Jewish Mom for this project. I made these trees with my Kindergarten class and they served as centerpieces for our Tu B’Shevat seder at school. Zoe’s is now proudly displayed on our windowsill. Here are the directions. She has her crafts helpfully indexed by holiday, and while a lot…

There are some topics that want, or feel I ought, to teach my children about, but I just don’t know how. Maybe I don’t know where to start, or what language to use, or what information is developmentally appropriate to mention. For some parents, that might be the where do babies come from conversation. But…

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ameltzer

I'm a mother of two girls, raised in suburban Baltimore, and transplanted to a small New England town. I teach, write, and try to create a vibrant Jewish home for my family while spending very little time in synagogue. I guess you could say we're home-shuling.

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