The Original “Take Your Daughter To Work Day.”

I'm at The Broad Side again today - this time recalling the real, original "Take Your Daughter to Work Day".  In my life, anyhow...Please click over, enjoy and share!  :)xoxo,Aliza … [Read more...]

I’m at The Broad Side Today! (4/19/13)

In "Isn't Dove Supposed to be a Sign for Peace?" I add my voice to the conversation and controversy surrounding the Dove "Real Beauty Sketches" ad campaign.Check it out, and feel free to comment on the site!xoxo,Aliza  … [Read more...]

A Jewish Kid in Catholic School? Nothing But Nachas.*

My son Nicky loves baseball. He’s really, really good at it.Despite the looooong list of Jews who made it big in baseball, we were shocked to learn our town was not overflowing with Jewish schools that have viable baseball programs. My husband’s old Catholic school, however, (“The Hall”) has a very well-respected baseball program. So does another Catholic school nearer to us (“The Mount”). Mark Teixeira is a hometown boy who went to The Mount. We forgive his playing for the Yankees.Nicky … [Read more...]

Lost In Suburbia – Book Review*

Lost in Suburbia - A Momoir contradicts itself right there in the subtitle.  How I Got Pregnant, Lost Myself, and Got My Cool Back in the New Jersey Suburbs.  Apart from being a mouthful, everyone knows it's practically impossible to get your cool back in the Jersey suburbs.  Of course, I had to read.  Let me tell you, Tracy not only achieves "cool,"  she attracts "cool."  She discovers it's possible to be cool AND live in New Jersey, and she makes it clear that truly, wherever you live, being ho … [Read more...]

I’m Still Here…and There, and There, and Sometimes Over There…

Hello, people!I realize it might seem I go dormant for a couple of weeks on the blog, but I assure you that's not the case.  Except for when it is.  But really, at the moment, it's not the case.Sometimes I'm published other places, and sometimes I get paid for it, and other times I don't, and sometimes if I publish something HERE, that makes it so I can't publish it somewhere else, etc.  Sooooooo, I will do my best to remember to direct you guys to other places who have the wisdom and go … [Read more...]


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