This week and last, in honor of Mother’s Day, we are sharing our mother’s or grandmother’s best recipe. I have a very mixed ancestry: my maternal grandmother was Norwegian and my maternal grandfather was Polish. My paternal grandfather was German and my paternal grandmother was Swedish. We carried a few meal traditions in our household, […]
Interfaith families like mine are busy this week as Passover and Easter, once again, overlap. Passover Peeps, anyone?
“Baby Jesus! BABY JESUS!” My daughter is calling after my son. I had recently taken out the nativity scene as I decorated the house for Christmas. My daughter wanted to know all about it, so I told her the story while animating it with the figurines. “Do again,” she demanded, five more times. That day […]