Finding Jewish Heritage As An Adult.

Finding religion

By Carol Rood I was born Jewish.  My father was born Jewish. My mother was born a Southern Baptist but converted to Judaism prior to marrying my father, so I was born Jewish.  Being Jewish is passed through the mother not the father.  You might wonder why, (as I did), Jewishness is passed through the […]

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Entitled Teens And Young Adults. Are We Ruining The Next Generation?

Entitled teens

By Carol Rood I have 4 children.  2 of them are Karol’s kids, and so they are my “step children”, and 2 of them are my biological children.  The “step kids” are 22 and 19.  The bio kids are 17 and 15. So we have had some experience raising teens. More and more I am […]

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“Mandatory Family Fun” Sometimes I Force My Teens To Hang Out With The Parents!

Roller Coaster

By Carol Rood I think I am a “normal” average mom, I like to spend time with my family. Occasionally I require them to spend time with me doing what I like to call “Mandatory Family Fun”.  These are days where they are forced to participate in an activity with the family…..WITHOUT any friends along […]

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You Can’t Argue With Science! What Contraception Is and What it Isn’t!

The Hobby Lobby Case

By Carol Rood The Hobby Lobby case has certainly got people stirred up. Religious freedom? Corporations are more important than people?  Corporations ARE a “person”? Regardless of what your religious beliefs are and regardless of what your believe a corporation should and shouldn’t provide for their employees, or what a corporation should or shouldn’t be, […]

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