40 New Year’s Eves

Make it fun, make it something you look forward to each year. And above all, write everything down! You think you will remember the details from year to year. You won’t.

Lucky New Year’s Cake

I put a Jewish spin on the cake by making the coin baked in the middle a down-payment on a gift to charity, a gift of tzedakah for the New Year. Tis’ better to give than receive, right?

The Meaning of Family

We come to love a child, whether born from us or another, by giving and giving and giving. We come to love our spouse the same way.