Penne alla Vodka (Recipe!)

I made this ridiculously easy and mouth-watering dish last night. Everyone in my family gobbled it up. My picky 3-year-old even asked what was in it, amazed that it could be so good. The 1-year-old wiped it all over his face and head, hoping to absorb it through his skin. I totally get it. If…

My Plea for My Sons’ Future

I was extremely lucky because I grew up in very diverse neighborhoods. My classmates were from every ethnic and religious background imaginable, one of my first crushes was on a black boy in my class, and my first kiss was with a Latino. I knew gay kids and didn’t really think anything of it. This…

Our Last Months As a Family of Three

(Image courtesy of kidsandcowbells) Our second baby (due in a few months) will be a wonderful addition to our family. But my husband and I have definitely come to enjoy our toddler (and our current life) in so many ways that will certainly change when his baby brother is born. Here are some things that…